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Country: Spain

Description: The mission of the Regional Library of Murcia is to compile information on bibliographic heritage; to conserve and make available to the public the printed, audio and visual production of interest to the public; to assist, inspect and coordinate libraries that are part of the Regional Library System; to carry out actions to promote books and reading and to manage the legal deposit of publications produced in the Region of Murcia. As the manager of the State Public Library in Murcia, it is the lending center and meets the information, training and leisure needs of the citizens, with the offer of updated collections covering all areas of knowledge at different levels, thus meeting the commitment to society and quality management.

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Type of library: Metropolitan

Population served: More than 100.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities, resources and services aimed at the population between 0 and 13 years of age, with a specific collection appropriate to the age of these users.
  • Cultural activities with programs for the dissemination of reading throughout the region.
  • Comic library of all trends, styles and geographic origins.
  • Researchers' room with restricted access space for the consultation of collections reserved for conservation purposes.
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of resources

Languages spoken by staff: Spanish e English

Languages spoken by patrons: Spanish, English, Russian, French, Arabic

Preferred countries for cooperation: Ireland, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Czechoslovakia, Poland

Searching partners for European program: No

Participating in any European Union program: Yes