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Number of sistership established: 1

Country: Croatia

Description: Vodice Public Library is an information, education and cultural center of a small Croatian town Vodice. It was founded in 1995, and after 18 years of working in inappropriate conditions, in year 2013 it was moved into a new building where a small staff is finally having a chance to answer diverse informational, educational, cultural, social and recreational user needs by providing current information, educational support, independent learning opportunities and a variety of services for all user groups. All that we are implementig in: childrens departement with books, toys and board games; reading room with computers, newspapers and magazines; adults departement with literature and sience books; multimedia hall; departement for young adults with board games, computers, literature, science books, comics, books in english and german language. These are some activities that we had in couple of previous years and continue to have in the present time: book presentation, meetings with authors, poetry nights, lectures from different areas, preschool storytime, IT course for elderly, speech and language workshops for preschoolers, reading games for first graders, toddler rhyme-time, project on sociological view on music movements - rock, punk, turbofolk…), free math and chemistry tutoring, Quiz Night, … More about us you can see in our Yearbooks:

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Type of library: Rural

Population served: Between 10.000 and 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Story time and games for development of prereading skills with kids from
  • Story time with preschoolers
  • Reading games for fristgraders
  • Toddler rhymetime
  • Book presentations
  • Meetings with authors
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Reading clubs
  • storytimes
  • different kids workshops
  • distance language learning courses

Languages spoken by staff: Croatian, English

Languages spoken by patrons: Croatian, English, German, but also Italian, Hungarian, Estonian, Greek, Spanish...

Preferred countries for cooperation: Finnland, Estonia, Ireland, Spain, Poland, Portugal

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No