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Number of sistership established: 1

Country: Croatia

Description: Public Library „Ante Jagar“ Novska is a cultural and information centre in town Novska aiming to enable access to knowledge, information and cultural events for educational, scientific and study pursuits, lifelong learning to all citizens regardless of their age, sex, nationality, religion, political commitment, education, disabilities and language. Public Library was named after a former parish priest, the poet of St Mary, Ante Jagar. The first known Novska Public Library was founded in 1876. At the beginning of 2010. a new, 898m² two story building opened for public and it is one of the most modern libraries in Croatia. Located right next to the music school, city gallery, cinema and a caffe it represents a true gem of modern architecture and the cultural and information town centre where, apart from the standard books, people can be educated from other media as well. The library has a study section, a reading area, adult, teen and children section, homeland collection and reference section. Inside the Sisak-Moslavina country, with population of more than 14 000 people over the area of 319 km², where the moderately cold winters and the warm summer make place of comfortable living, is the westernmost town of Slavonia – Novska. As the first and true link between the mountains of Slavonia and the winters of Posavina, Novska enjoys both the wide plain and wealth of the rivers of Posavina, as well as the landscape of the constantly sunny slopes of Psunj."

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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
  • Activities for seniors
  • Activities in cooperation with other organizations
  • European information antenna
  • Reading promotion
  • Storytelling
  • Sustainable development
  • Technology Literacy (Digital Literacy)
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Promotion of multiculturalism and multilingualism

Languages spoken by staff: English, German

Languages spoken by patrons: English, German

Preferred countries for cooperation: No preferences

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