Information and Ethnography Department
Phone: 8 (422) 5 13 98
Internet reading room. Information publications reading room
- 11 computerized work places.
- High-speed wireless internet connection.
- Information from Radviliskis Job Centre.
- EU publications.
- From May 2009, the department takes part in the “Libraries For Progress” project by organizing computer and internet classes.
- Permanent exhibition in memory of fellow-countryman Professor Juozas Zubkus.
Ethnography Reading Room
- Local periodicals, locally released publications.
- Ethnographic literature and information about the Radviliskis region.
- Photo archives and manuscripts fund.
- Permanent exhibition of the literary heritage of fellow-countryman, writer Jonas Marcinkevicius.
The Book Museum was founded in 2006
- The stock contains some 1,100 old and valuable books, as well as periodics published at the end of XIX and beginning of XX century. There are regular exhibitions on topics of ethnography, literature, history, religion, or geography in the museum.
- Foreign Languages Reading Room. Audio Room.
- Textbooks, dictionaries, educational literature.
- Compact discs, video and audio records.
- Computerized work place for studying foreign languages.
- This department compiles, edits and publishes books of Radviliskis district writers and other authors of the region.
- It has accrued ethnographic material from which a series of books was prepared and published between 2007-2009 entitled “On the Routes of Light” („Šviesos keliu“), about the region’s book-smugglers and teachers of the Lithuanian secret schools.
- Since 2004, with the help of the Community of Radviliskis Natives in Vilnius, the sector publishes a magazine twice a year about local culture and history called “Radviliskis Land” („Radviliškio kraštas).
- Since 1997, together with Radviliskis Branch of Lithuanian Librarians’ Association, the department publishes a magazine twice a year called “We” („Mes“).
- The Publishing sector creates flyers of exhibitions that take place in the library; edits the library’s various works, adverts, and other documents; and helps to accrue enthographic materials.