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Number of sistership established: 4

Country: Slovenia

Description: We are serving the population of about 42.000 people in 4 comunities with main library in Škofja Loka (population 22.000) and five branch libraries for communities from 4.000 - 7.000 potential users. From all population, 25% of them were active users in 2014. From children up to 15 year, 55% were active users in year 2014. Total number of employe is 18 and 15 of them are profesional staff. Our library is working on a teritory with strong connection with the medieval history of Škofja Loka and orientation on develop cultur and green tourism. The origins of library go back to the year of 1862, when first Reading room was established in Škofja Loka"

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Type of library: Metropolitan

Population served: Less than 10.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Activities in cooperation with other organizations
  • Art promotion
  • Celebration of ephemeris (Day of the library
  • Culture promotion
  • Exhibitions
  • Literary workshops
  • Reading promotion
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Cooperation with other organizations
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exhibitions
  • Promotion of local culture
  • Reading promotion
  • Social media
  • Staff interchange

Languages spoken by staff: English, Slovenian, Croatian

Languages spoken by patrons: Slovenian, English

Preferred countries for cooperation: Portugal, Finland, Croatia, Ireland

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No