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Transcript of Melib2014

Zagreb City Libraries on Intrepid Journey
Zagreb City Libraries Today
Our journey starts
from ideas to projects: exploring, applying and sharing with others

Davorka Bastic, Zdenka Sviben
Zagreb City Libraries, Metlib 2014 Conference
11th-16th May, Auckland, New Zealand

Population: 4 437 460
Area: 56 538 km2
Capital: Zagreb

20 counties and City of Zagreb
423 municipalities and 123 cities

1000 islands

Republic of Croatia

43 libraries:
City Library
Božidar Adžija Library
12 district libraries with
27 branch libraries
2 mobile libraries

well organized network of public libraries in the City of Zagreb
the biggest public library in Croatia
central library service for public and school libraries in the City of Zagreb and the County of Zagreb

acquisition, normative and bibliographic records,
classification, subject description, anotation, loan
Networked Information System Zaki
2013: 200 libraries, over 2500 different activities and events
1995: 105 libraries, 500 activities and events

National quiz to encourage reading and a one-day national campaign
Let us read together

Croatian Book Month
Special activities
for the promotion
of inclusion

Due to results achieved during one
century but also because of a large
number of highly educated professionals, Zagreb City Libraries always had substantial influence on the development of entire public libraries system in the country.
cooperative processing helps many small libraries to regulate library management

union catalogue system:Zagreb City Libraries (45) + 30 public and school libraries
380.000 titles, 30 languages

national manifestation for reading and book promotion
Public Libraries Internet Database
basic information about all
Croatian public libraries
Ask a Librarian
15. 10. - 15. 11.
coordination of
100 trained librarians from 19 county libraries
free online service for all,
10.000 questions per year

encouraging reading, lifelong
learning and social inclusion of
children, youth and adults with
The Library Wide Open Doors
musicians plays for a blind children
tactile picture books
65 +
active involvement of seniors in cultural and social events; they are students who acquire new knowledge
A Book for a Roof
motivation and employability of homeless people by providing computer and Internet training, psychosocial support and job-seeking and application skills
systematic and law regulated cooperation
Training Centre for Continuing
Education of Librarians
in collaboration with National and University Library, Croatian Library Association and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences – Department of Information and Communication

since 2002

Lectures by the most important domestic and foreign lecturers in the field of library and information science

Zagreb City Libraries staff are active in various fields working at the Center
The Intrepid Journey!
Kia ora
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