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Number of sistership established: 1

Country: Spain

Description: The municipal library ""Torrente Ballester,"" the result of an agreement between the City of Salamanca and the Junta de Castilla y León, is the head of the Network of Libraries of Salamanca. The main goal of this library is to become an information anddocumentary and bibliographic services and recreational space andcultural offerings. The library has different sections: section of adults, children, music library, video library, local section, an exhibition hall and a theaterspace that serves as many proposals.

Type of library: Metropolitan

Population served: More than 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Book presentations (also meeting with authors)
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Handcraft workshops
  • Music
  • Reading clubs (Book clubs)
  • Storytelling
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of information
  • Exchange of resources
  • Exhibitions

Languages spoken by staff: English, French, Portugués, Spanish

Languages spoken by patrons: Spanish, English

Preferred countries for cooperation: Irlanda, Portugal, Finland

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No