Number of sistership established: 3

Country: Portugal

Description: It's a public library situated near several schools. It's a very modern buiding, only with five years. We have different spaces for adults, children and teenagers, a auditorium for 70 people, a corner to storytelling, etc. The staff is short (only 6 people) but young, very commited and enjoy very much what they are doing. And our town is in the border with Spain (Galiza).

Type of library: Mobile library

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
  • Book presentations (also meeting with authors)
  • Celebration of ephemeris (Day of the library
  • Exhibitions
  • Storytelling
  • Technology Literacy (Digital Literacy)
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of information
  • Exhibitions

Languages spoken by staff: English, Spanish and French

Languages spoken by patrons: Spanish, English, French

Preferred countries for cooperation: Spain, Irland, Finland and Slovenia

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: No