Litvínov City Library

Litvinov City Library is a public library. Its purpose is to enable the equal access to information and cultural values for all citizens. This information and these values are contained in the book stock and information database of the library. The library promotes knowledge from all branches of science, technology, culture and art. It helps to improve the citizens' general and professional knowledge.

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Mission of the library

Vision
Chceme podporovat čtenářství, být místem vzdělávání, kultury, prožitků a setkávání. Jsme přirozenou součástí Vašeho života.
Motto
"We give advice, we find, we entertain, we wrap! "
Mission
Posláním naší komunitní knihovny je zprostředkování a zpřístupnění vzdělání bez bariér, rovný přístup k informacím a kultuře s důrazem na propagaci etických hodnot.

Biblioweb 2012

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Městská knihovna Litvínov získala 1. místo v celostátní soutěži o nejlepší webové prezentace knihoven Biblioweb 2015 v kategorii přístupnosti pro těžce zrakově postižené, 2. místo v kategorii knihoven v obcích od 15 do 30 tisíc obyvatel a 3. místo v absolutním pořadí bez rozlišení kategorií knihoven.

City Library Litvinov was in the Mirror Chapel of Klementinum officially awarded the Ministry of Culture Library of the Year 2013 in the category of 'significant achievement in the provision of public library and information services' for modernization of space and creative approach to the development of community libraries.

History

The history of the library

19. - 20. century
Founding educational associations in Litvinov.
18.11.1906
The public library in Horní Litvínov was founded. It was named "Havlíček" on the initiative of the National Union of the North Bohemian . Its manager became Ladislav Fendink.
1908
The library has around 1800 entries thanks to voluntary donations.
The first world war
Libraries were closed.
1919
The library law on the duty of the establishment of municipal libraries was passed.
1920
Municipal library in Hamr was founded.
1921
Municipal library in Chudeřín was founded.
25.12.1922
The reading room in Upper Litvinov Library was opened.
8.3.1923
Czech public library was open.
The second world war
Libraries were closed again.
6.10.1946
The public library and the reading room were inaugurated.
1946 - 1950
The seat of the library was in the City people's committee.
August 1950
Moving the library to Roosevelt street and renaming itThe Municipal library of Julius Fučík .
1951 - 1960
The library has the function of Regional people's library and because of this fact new branch libraries were established - Lower Litvinov, Louka, Šumná, Chudeřín and Litvínov 6. All of them were cancelled over the years after and Louka library was assigned to a municipal library.
1953
The library was moved to the Liberty square.
1960
Moving the library to site of former Czech savings bank.
1968
Principal residence of the library in the Capek street.
1979
Moving the branch library Litvinov 6 to the newly built shopping centre Maj.
1986
Connecting library branches Janov and Hamr within the integration of communities to Litvinov.
1990
Moving the branch library Janov to new site in Lucni street.
1991
Merging of Hamr and Janov branch libraries.
1992
Establishment of a separate children's department in the Janov branch library.
February 1998
The branch library Maj was closed and the bookstock was moved to the main library.
1998
  • The library was moved to Soukenicka street.
  • Purchase of the library software LANius and start of the bookstock processing.
2001
  • Approval of the grant from the VISK project of Ministry of Culture CR to purchase computers and internet connection.
  • Approval of the grant from the Project of support for the regions MUS, a. s. to purchase a multimedia computer, software and a printer to the adult department.
  • The new branch library in Citadela was opened.
2002
Running the automated lending protocol in the children's department.
2003
Approval of the grant from the VISK project of Ministry of Culture to expand the number of workstations for users of the Children's department.
2004
  • Another grant from the Project of support for the regions MUS, a. s. to purchase 2 multimedia computers to the children's department.
  • Approval of the grant from the VISK project of Ministry of Culture to automate the lending process in the adult department.
  • The Janov branch library was closed.
2005
The transition from the library program LANius to Clavius.
2006
2nd place in the competition for the best presentation of the library on the internet Biblioweb 2006 in the category 2 - a municipality with 15 to 35 thousand inhabitants. In a public internet vote the website of the library was on the 2nd place by just 2 points.
21.11.2006
Celebration of 100th anniversary of establishing Litvinov library - the mayor of Litvinov baptizes the publication about the history of Litvínov library and the publication of childrens' works. Publishing was supported by Chemopetrol, a. s., Mostecká uhelná a. s., Civil association Memento and Victoria Agency.
2007
2nd place in the competition for the best library presentation on the internet awarded by jury Biblioweb 2007 in the category of special libraries and libraries in municipalities with above 25.000 inhabitants.
2008
  • 1st place in national competition for the best web presentation of libraries Biblioweb 2008 in the category of accessibility for blind and visually impaired.
  • 2nd place in Biblioweb 2008 in the category of special libraries and libraries in municipalities with above 25 thousand inhabitants.
  • Approval of grant aid from the VISK project of Ministry of culture Czech republic. The grant was given for the renovation of workstations for users of the study room.
2009
  • February - The branch library in Citadela was closed.
  • 8. 7. 2009 - Signing of the Treaty on the approval of a grant from the budget of the Regional Council of Local Authorities of Northwest Bohemia of 40,527,308.17 Kc for the project "Municipal Library Litvínov. The main objective of the project is the reconstruction and expansion of the library building whose current technical status does not allow the necessary development and improvement of services.
  • September - the library was moved to the spare space because of a water accident and reconstruction. It was opened in the House for retired people in Vodni street.
2010
1st place in national competition for the best web presentation of libraries Biblioweb 2010 in two categories, i. e. main jury prize in the category of special libraries and libraries in municipalities with above 25 thousand inhabitants and in the category of accessibility for blind and visually impaired.
2011
1st place in national competition for the best web presentation of libraries Biblioweb 2011 in the category of accessibility for blind and visually impaired and 2nd place in category of special libraries and libraries in municipalities with over 20,000 inhabitants.
26.9.2011
The ceremonial ribbon cutting at the opening of the newly reconstructed library that was supported from the budget of the Regionální rady regionu soudržnosti Severozápad.
2012
  • We have launched new graphics and extended services on our websites.
  • 1st place in national competition for the best web presentation of libraries Biblioweb 2012 in two categories, i. e. main jury prize in the category of special libraries and libraries in municipalities with over 25 thousand inhabitants and in the category of accessibility for blind and visually impaired.

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