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Lithuanian public libraries welcome people with autism

Public libraries are public institutions and should be available to anyone. However, in reality – it is not always the case. Parents who have children with autism spectrum disorder often avoid public places because in most cases those places are not suitable for their children. But public libraries in Lithuania, including Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė….. Read More

SEKAS 2020: Storytelling performance “The origin of Life and Death” (held in English)

The International Storytelling Festival SEKAS 2020, organised by Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library on the first week of December, invites you to get to know “Heroes and heroines that are near us and far away”! Jan Blake (UK) is one of the leading storytellers, and has been performing worldwide for over thirty years. Listen to her….. Read More

Stories, myths and fairy-tales await at The International Storytelling Festival SEKAS 2020 on December 1–5

The art of storytelling is like a glowing crystal, offering a different experience for each listener. The storyteller unleashes one’s creative powers, imagination, and the most surprising, unexpected abilities. While acquiring the knowledge, the listener immerses oneself into the magical world of storytelling, into a different reality full of fascinating heroes, a spectrum of colours,….. Read More

important information

Important information about the library services since November 7th, 2020

Due to the quarantine in the country, from November 7th, 2020 the library temporarily pauses all of its services (e.g. trainings, educational activities, events) except the readers’ services and virtual events. The publications will be issued and can be returned during the library’s working hours. Virtual events will be streamed on the library’s Youtube channel. During….. Read More

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Library Conversations: Cinzia Puccetti (Italy)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos and the column Library Conversations is fellow librarian Cinzia Puccetti (Italy). Cinzia is in charge of educational and cultural projects of Bagno a Ripoli Public Library. Read the conversation and learn more about our colleagues! Italy was the first country after China to be invaded by the pandemic,….. Read More

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Partner Huesca Public Library’s (Spain) Original Approach to Spread Positivity

Huesca Public Library (Spain) discovered an original idea to spread positivity in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the annual San Lorenzo Festival held in Huesca on the second week of August, the library staff and visitors have gathered their creative efforts to make origami and spread some joy around various countries…… Read More

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Library Services for People With Disabilities

Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library seeks to be accessible to people of various needs. Learn about the services that the library provides! Library services for people with disabilities are the following: Braille printer (with laminating machine and stapler). For the assistance contact the librarian in the Main Reading Room (2nd floor). A computer with installed screen reader….. Read More

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Library Conversations: Magdalena Smyczek (Poland)

The guest of the Library blog Geros knygos and our column Library Conversations is our colleague Magdalena Smyczek (Poland). Magdalena is a librarian in the Youth Department of Zory Municipal Public library. Read the conversation and learn about the profession of a librarian, interesting books, and more! When interviewing our colleagues about books and reading,….. Read More