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Number of sistership established: 1

Country: Croatia

Description: The Poreč public library is a cultural and an information center of the city of Poreč. It is a universally recognizable place of lifelong learning and a meeting place for the members of the local community. The library allows access to relevant informations, with no regard to age, gender, social status, nationality, religion and race. According to the needs of the citizens, the library establishes new services and promotes an enrichment of the cultural life of every individual and the community as well. The Poreč public library is a library with 5 employees which covers an area of 17.000 citizens. Our library: - promotes written word and lifelong learning, - emphasizes the value of its users and other citizens and their cultural needs, - is open for collaboration with other institutions and its users, - operates in accordance with the national standards for public libraries, - offers basic services free for all citizens. The mission of our library: - purchase of library materials, - processing, preservation and protection of the same, - preparation and publication of newsletters, bibliography catalogues and other information appliances, - promotion of the cultural, national and intercultural values, - organization of cultural and artistic programs, promotion of all forms of cultural and artistic creativity, - publishing activities, - public information

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Type of library: Metropolitan

Population served: Between 10.000 and 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Art promotion
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Library services for people with special needs
  • Reading promotion
  • Unemployment
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of resources
  • Exhibitions

Languages spoken by staff: Croatian, English, German, Italian, Slovenian

Languages spoken by patrons: Croatian, English, German, Italian

Preferred countries for cooperation: Spain, Portugal, Finland, Scotland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No