We would like to congratulate our colleagues from the Public Library “Public Library “Fran Galovic” in Koprivnica, Croatia for their Library of the Year Award 2013!
The Award is given by the Croatian Library Association on Croatian Library Day, 11 November. Find more about it here.
The Public Library “Fran Galovic” is the sister library of the Sastamala Public Library (Finland).
Congratulations from all your NAPLE Colleagues!
And a question for all of you, do you have a library day in you country or a similar celebration? When do you celebrate it?
- NAPLESisLib Day! Sisters: Library “Fran Galovic” (Croatia) & Sastamala Library (Finland)
- Poster in IFLA Conference, Singapore, 2013
- Paper from Public Library “Fran Galovic” (Croatia) in IFLA 2013
10 December, 2013 at 10:51 pm
Congratulations to Koprivnica!!! And best wishes for continued success in your work:)
8 May we celebrate Librarian Day in Poland. The day starts Week of Libraries, which lasts until 15 May.
Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie
11 December, 2013 at 8:49 am
In Spain we celebrate Libraries Day on 24th October every year. See here our last celebration: http://napleblog.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/spanish-library-day/
11 December, 2013 at 9:05 am
Unfortunately we don’t have a library day in Greece so far, we are considering it though…
11 December, 2013 at 9:09 am
In Finland we celebrate ladies called Laina on 8th February. Laina is a womans name but the word also means “a loan”. Usually libraries organise some happenings on that day, overdue fees can be forgiven etc.
11 December, 2013 at 9:10 am
In Slovenia we celebrate 20 November as Public Libraries’ Day. See announcement video and speeches at http://www.zbds-zveza.si/?q=node5/dan_splosnih_knjiznic2013
11 December, 2013 at 9:12 am
In Belgium it’s Week of Libraries, mostly half October. Every year on a different theme.
11 December, 2013 at 10:54 am
Congratulations to Fran Galovic Library – a great achievement! The Library Association of Ireland celebrates Library Ireland Week each year in November. This year it was 11th-15th November and the theme was ‘Think Outside the Book’. You can read about it and watch this year’s video at https://libraryassociation.ie/events/library-ireland-week
11 December, 2013 at 3:20 pm
National Libraries Day in the UK takes place on 8th February 2014. Last year we used it to collect impact statements from our visitrs about their relationship with their public library and this launched our February Feedback month where we concentrated on the customer experience and used the quotes throughout the year in our publicity and social media
12 December, 2013 at 10:59 am
Unfortunately we don’t have a library day in Portugal so far!