Virtual Graphics Studio

Respublikos g. 14

Phone: +370  616 19 175, e-mail   

Virtual Graphics Studio is a space for leisure activities and personal development. The activities organized here, provide trainings of technical, specific skills.

Here you can find:

  • A photography studio with the necessary equipment you need to develop your photography skills and organize a photoshoot. Here you will also find interesting books about the art of photography that will help you to advance your knowledge and understand the subtleties of good photography.
  • Virtual reality equipment.
  • Graphic tablets. Those who love to draw will be delighted by the new graphic tablets.
  • 3D printer. A real joy for those who love programming.

Everyone who wants to have a good time with like-minded people and to develop their skills and knowledge is welcome here. Services for the young people aged 17 to 29 are free. Other visitors are given the opportunity to rent the equipment.

Zen Zone

Respublikos g. 14

Phone +370 616 19 175, e-mail 

ZEN ZONE is a unique place in the library, where you can relax and run away from everyday challenges. If you would like to have a minute for yourself and care for your well-being, it is a place for you!

ZEN is related to your inner focus. The ZEN ZONE offers just that: you will feel the calming ZEN atmosphere, get familiar with the Japanese culture, and unleash your creativity. ZEN ZONE is designed to relax your mind by surrounding you with green plants, sea sand and quietness.

ZEN ZONE welcomes youth from 14 to 29 years old. Bring a novel, a notebook, or simply relax and focus on yourself.

Exposition “Bee granaries”

Respublikos g. 14

It is a space where you will find an interactive and engaging exposition revealing the personality, activities and values of the enlightened cultural and public figure, writer Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė. A separate and valuable part of the exposition is a treasure of the old publications kept in the library.

The exposition is open to visitors (up to 15 persons) during the library’s opening hours. Please register in advance by phone +370 45 50 20 39 or by e-mail

Local History Reading Room of Elžbieta Jodinskaitė

Respublikos g. 14, IInd floor

Tel. +370 45 46 16 00, e-mail

Here you will find a variety of information about the Panevėžys region and its famous people. There is a permanent exhibition of recent local history publications. You will find collections of personal libraries of famous local people who donated to the library.

There are individual places to work with personal computers, spaces for group work, two workplaces with self-service scanning equipment.

The library staff can help you find the information you need in the Open Library and advise you on enquiries about the Panevėžys region.

Lending Department

Respublikos g. 14, Ist floor

Tel. +370 45 46 55 65, e-mail


Lending department is a place where visitors can register, obtain a reader’s card, and borrow books.

How to become the library’s reader

Lending department organises themed exhibitions of books, display and lend the newest reading material. The department also lends audiobooks for visually impaired individuals.

Interlibrary lending services (ILS) allow readers to borrow documents from other Lithuanian libraries.

You can borrow and return books in self-service terminals.

Computerised workstation for disabled persons

Respublikos g. 14, Ist  floor

Tel. (8 45) 46 54 97, e-mail

Neįgaliesiems darbo vietaThe library offers a special workstation for people with disabilities on the first floor, next to the registration desk. It allows visitors to easily use library’s informational resources. This workstation contains:

  • a keyboard with larger keys,
  • a special mouse,
  • Lithuanian language synthesizer,
  • a screen view enlarging program “MAGIC”, which allows to see 12 to 16 times larger view,
  • a reading program JAWS, which reads the text aloud for you,
  • ergonomic furniture,
  • a wheelchair.

There is also a vertical platform lift, which allows you to reach second and third floors.

In the library Lending department (1st floor) there is a service point of the Lithuanian Library for the Blind, where visually impaired persons and people with other disabilities can borrow audio books and magazines (on MP3 format).

More information here

The Main Reading Room

Respublikos g. 14, IInd floor

Tel. +370 45 46 55 65, e-mail  

The Main Reading Room is a place for individual studies and individual work.

The open collection of printed documents consists of publications from various studies:

culture studies,
literature critique and science,

The collection is open and accessible to the users. Documents are not ordered on the library’s information system.

The reading room holds 12 computerised workstations. Free Wi-Fi is available. Documents can be copied using colour or black and white printer. Prices

Periodicals Reading Room

Respublikos g. 14, I floor


Periodicals Reading room is a place where visitors can read the current year’s Lithuanian periodicals – newspapers and magazines.

To read next year’s editions, contact a reading room employee.

There are 8 workstations in the reading room, 1 of them is computerized. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Arts Reading Room

Respublikos g. 14, IIIrd floor

Tel. +370 45 46 55 52, e-mail

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Arts Reading Room is a place where you can find various information about art, to participate in or organise educational activities.

The Arts Reading Room also holds an exhibition of Stasys Eidrigevičius work. It is a unique opportunity to get to know the publications about the art of a world-renowned Lithuanian artist who lives in Poland. The publications include:

fiction books,
art albums,
art exhibition albums,
illustrated books,
postal cards,
other original art works.

You are welcome to use the publications inside the library.

Here you will also find:

A collection of Lithuanian and foreign composers’ music sheets,
music recordings of various periods, styles, genres, nations (stored in phonograph records, audiotapes, CDs, and other computer storage devices), video recordings of feature films, documentaries, cartoons, concerts, theatre performances,
art albums of famous Lithuanian and foreign artists.

The Reading Room holds 5 computerised workstations. Free Wi-Fi is available. You can copy and print excerpts from audio recordings and save them into storage devices (audiotapes, CDs, USB flash drives). Prices

You can listen to audio recordings and watch videos individually or in groups. It is required to make a reservation in advance.

Juozas Urbšys Homestead

Zaosė farmstead, Krekenava eldership, Panevėžys region

Tel. +370 45 50 20 39, e-mail

J. Urbšio sodyba

Juozas Urbšys Homestead is the library’s subunit. It operates within the library and carries out cultural, scientific, artistic activities.

It manages the last Foreign minister of Lithuania Juozas Urbšys’ farmstead. The farmstead, which was gifted to the library by the minister’s relatives after his passing, includes an old house where the exhibition of historical documents and photographs of J. Urbšys are being kept.

The centrepiece of the farmstead is a historic oaktree. Its’ shadow serves as a cosy place for the library’s social gatherings, celebrations, exhibitions, poetry readings and other events.

You are welcome to visit the farmstead and the exhibition at an arranged time.

Juozas Miltinis Memorial Apartment

Algirdo g. 54–19

Tel. +370 45 43 69 89, +370 616 191 68, e-mail

Juozas Miltinis Memorial Apartment is the authentic home space of the legendary theatre director of the 20th century Juozas Miltinis. The entire personal legacy of the director is exhibited here, including his personal library, manuscript, artwork collection, audio and video recordings of rehearsals, photographs, personal belongings.

Theatre chronicler Kazimieras Vitkus’ archive of Panevėžys Drama Theatre is also kept here.

A modern exhibition, which reflects the life and art of J. Miltinis, also creates the atmosphere of his theatre.

Here you can do the following:

learn about J. Miltinis’ biography and career by looking into a modern time band, which displays interesting documents, items and photographs;
find broad information about the artefacts by using QR code scanning program;
participate in educational activities;
attend events, exhibitions, guided group tours.

Please register in advance, if you want to participate in educational activities or guided tours.

Department of cultural education for children and youth

Aukštaičių 4C–2 

Tel. +370 45 46 55 52, e-mail

The renovated department was opened in 2024. There are separate spaces for families with children and young people. The smallest ones with their parents are able to spend their free time not only reading, but also playing sensory, interactive games. For older children – a tree of knowledge, an interactive house with various educational games. For young people, there are sensory and discovery spaces for constructing, working with a computer or engaging in other pleasant activities.

There is a modern event hall, a professional sound recording studio and an outdoor bookshelf.

Visitors have not only a carefully formed collection of publications, but also an innovative loan-return system that allows them to easily pick up books on their own.

Department of cultural education for children and youth is a place where school students, teachers and everyone interested in literature for children can find something useful.

Open Space for Youth

Respublikos g. 14

Tel. +370 616 19 175, e-mail  


Open Space for Youth is a place to spend leisure time in a meaningful way. Here gather young, broad-minded individuals of various subcultures and hobbies.

Open Space for Youth allows you to:

meet with friends,
treat yourself with a cup of coffee or tea for free,
play board-games,
seek inspiration,
implement your ideas,
spend leisure time after school,
perform social tasks,
reserve the space for meetings,
organize events and activities,
participate in various discussion clubs,
or simply hide from the rain.

Open Space for Youth organises a number of educational activities. Individuals and groups of pupils and students are welcome to register.

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