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Number of sistership established: 2

Country: Czech Republic

Contact: Věra Samcová. Email:

Description: Municipal Library Tábor is located in South Bohemia. Tábor is the second largest town in this region and attracts many visitors with its historical part, cultural events and the beautiful landscape of the Lužnice River. The library is a universal public library that serves as a municipal library with four branches in Tábor. Since 2018, the library has also operated an observatory on the top floor of the library building in Jiráskova Street. In addition to lending books and providing information services, the library also organises cultural and educational events for the general public. It is a meeting place and offers its premises for community events.

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Type of library: Library service with branch libraries

Population served: Between 10.000 and 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Activities for migrants
  • Activities for seniors
  • Activities in cooperation with other organizations
  • Book presentations (also meeting with authors)
  • Celebration of ephemeris (Day of the library
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Debates
  • Exhibitions
  • Handcraft workshops
  • Language courses (and other activities for language learning)
  • Library services for people with special needs
  • Lifelong Learning programs
  • Literacy
  • Local culture (local heritage)
  • Sustainable development
  • Technology Literacy (Digital Literacy)
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Digital Literacy
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exhibitions
  • Literacies (non-formal education)
  • Reading promotion
  • Social media
  • Volunteer programs

Languages spoken by staff: Czech, English, Spanish, French, German

Languages spoken by patrons: Czech, English

Preferred countries for cooperation: No preferences

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No