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Number of sistership established: 1

Country: Portugal

Description: BLCS is a public reading library, managed by the University of Minho and Municipality of Braga. It has a documentary collection of about 350,000 publications and 25,000 registered users. It is integrated into the Braga Libraries Network, having as partners the 32 school libraries of the county. It is part of the Intermunicipal Network of Libraries of Public Reading of the Community of Cávado (6 municipalities).

Type of library: Metropolitan

Population served: More than 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Literacy
  • Reading promotion
  • Technology Literacy (Digital Literacy)
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Literacies (non-formal education)
  • Staff training

Languages spoken by staff: portuguese, English

Languages spoken by patrons: Spanish, English, Portuguese, French

Preferred countries for cooperation: No preferences

Searching partners for European program: Yes

Participating in any European Union program: No