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Country: Lithuania

Contact: Jonas Grušas (Director), jonas.grusas@svb.lt, Birutė, birute.sruogiene@svb.lt; Renata renata.griciute@svb.lt

Description: R. Granauskas Public Library Of Skuodas Municipality District is located in Skuodas District, one of the smallest districts in Lithuania. The library is an innovative, modern, environmentally friendly, consumer-oriented institution. The Library fulfills cultural, information, and educational functions. The public library is not only information, cultural and educational institution, but a social institution as well. The library is open to all Lithuanian and foreign citizens. Currently, the library consists of 4 divisions and 14 branches spread throughout the Skuodas District, employs 37 employees. We serve children, teens, adults, seniors, and those with special needs of all kinds. The library serves a community of about 20 000. Our activities – information, reading promotion, organizing events (cultural and educational events), training courses (computer literacy training, digital literacy training, etc.), The Table Theatre, “Summer Reading room“ camp for children and adults, etc. The library is accredited as an institution hosting national and international volunteers.

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Type of library: Library service with branch libraries

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)
  • Conferences and seminars
  • Culture promotion
  • Erasmus+
  • European Volunteer Service (EVS)
  • Handcraft workshops
  • Language courses (and other activities for language learning)
  • Library services for people with special needs
  • Literary workshops
  • Local culture (local heritage)
  • Reading clubs (Book clubs)
  • Reading promotion
  • Technology Literacy (Digital Literacy)
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Cooperation with other organizations
  • Digital Literacy
  • e-Reading
  • Exchange of ideas and expertise
  • Exchange of information
  • Joint conferences and seminars
  • Library services for people with special needs
  • Literacies (non-formal education)
  • Professional visits
  • Promotion of local culture
  • Reading clubs
  • Reading promotion
  • Social media
  • Staff interchange
  • Staff training
  • Storytelling
  • Volunteer programs

Languages spoken by staff: Lithuanian, English, German and Russian

Languages spoken by patrons: Lithuanian, English, German and Russian

Preferred countries for cooperation: No preferences

Searching partners for European program: Yes

Participating in any European Union program: Yes

Searching partners for European program: Yes

Participating in any European Union program: Yes