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Country: Spain

Contact: Teresa Rivela Martínez. Email:

Description: Library in a population of about 5,000 inhabitants but which serves the entire Ribeiro region with a population of more than 15,000 inhabitants. We carry out many projects to promote children's reading with which we have won several María Moliner awards for reading promotion from the Spanish Ministry of Culture. In this town hall there is also an OMIX (Municipal Youth Information Office) that has European volunteers every year, with whom we carry out a close collaboration.

Type of library: Rural

Population served: Less than 10.000

Current library programs:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Activities in cooperation with other organizations
  • Art promotion
  • Book presentations (also meeting with authors)
  • Celebration of ephemeris (Day of the library
  • Culture promotion
  • European Volunteer Service (EVS)
  • Exhibitions
  • Gamification
  • Library services for people with special needs
  • Literacy
  • Local culture (local heritage)
  • Reading promotion
Activities you want to do with your sister library:
  • Activities for children and young adults
  • Celebration of ephemeris
  • Cooperation with other organizations
  • Information Literacy programs
  • Promotion of local culture
  • Reading promotion
  • Social media

Languages spoken by staff: español, gallego e inglés básico

Languages spoken by patrons: español

Preferred countries for cooperation: Europa (Portugal, Italia, Francia, Gran Bretaña, etc...)

Searching partners for European program: Yes

Participating in any European Union program: No