Programs and projects
Reading promotion programs for children and teenagers
- «The Book for Babies »
- Preschoolers’ Computer Playroom
- Computer playroom for primary school children
- „Reading with you“ – how to identify reading problems -dyslexia
- Music room
- Audio visual projections
- "Let’s get together and play!" – social games
- Art workshops
Social inclusive library programsProject «Library service for blind and visually impaired persons» Social service delivery by the non-profit sector
Article „Library service for the blind and Visually Impaired“
Summary „The key role of co-operation to maintain library service for the blind and visually impaired sustainable“
Article „Reading and literacy – a way to the social inclusive library“
Article „The Contribution of a Public Library in a Local Community to Successful Education of Roma: A Good Practice Example“
Program “We Read Together With You: How to Recognize Reading Difficulties and Dyslexia“
Homeland and Culture Heritage Digitization ProjectsThe newspaper «Glas Podravine» (from 1950-2007)
It was the pioneering project in Croatia, the first local project in digitization of cultural heritage within The National Program of Digitization of Archival, Library and Museum Holdings (available at: http://daz.hr/bastina). The object were local newspapers being published since 1950 and decision was governed by the interest of wide public (local users and also those from abroad) for it as a source of information about life in local community in last 50 and more years, primarily for educational, scientific, professional and informational needs. Namely, library practice has shown that the users expressed interests for the newspapers’ collection in writing school assignments and university theses, history essays, genealogy and other researches, as well as in simply recollection of the past and nowadays life of local community.
Digitized Koprivnica papers (1950-2008)
Our portal collects over 50.000 digital pages of the following Koprivnica newspapers in a single, centralized place: Glas Podravine weekly (1950-2008), Osvit, magazine by „Ivo Marinković“ Koprivnica high School youth (1953-1964), Susreti, Podravina youth literary festival (1971), Ruke, literary supplement to Glas Podravine weekly (1977-1979), LOK, Koprivnica Youth magazine (1979-1989), Koprivnički magnum, tabloid (1990-1991), Novi magnum, tabloid (1991), Podravski tjednik, independent weekly (1992) and Koprivničke novine, independent weekly (1995-1996).
Fran Galović On-line
The portal offers insight into Fran Galović, the poet and the writer our Library was named after; here you can browse over 2000 digitized pages of his poems, plays, short stories, articles, essays and critiques from 1903, to his untimely death in 1914.
Digitized old postcards of Koprivnica and vicinity (2011)
Collection of digitized Koprivnica postcards has two separate collections; 288 postcards from Library collection from the period 1899 till 2006; another collection of 184 postcards from Zlatko Ivković private collection, covering the period 1898 to 1977; both collections show how the town of Koprivnica and its neighborhood was expanding and changing from the 19th, to 20th century and into the 21st century; the postcards give a kaleidoscope of the town's vistas: its squares, streets, citizens' homes, the park music pavilion, its housing of prominent figures in medicine, industry, religion etc.
Portal «Digitized Koprivnica cultural heritage»
This portal aims to gather and centralize all previous local projects in digitization of Koprivnica cultural heritage. It also opens up to possible systematic structuring of miscellaneous cultural heritage in one centralized place, as a digitized depository on the Internet. In future, it will be available to all institutions or individuals linked to culture (library, museum, archive, tourist offices, art historians, etc.). Its goal - to promote culture, being widely open and accessible, easily browsed, protecting of the original culture and providing latest information on Koprivnica cultural heritage and its values, using the latest technology available.
Koprivnica and the First World War
The virtual exhibition „Koprivnica and the First World War" brought together digitized historical and documentary material that evokes life of Koprivnica and participation of citizens and people from surrounding areaduring the First World War. The results are: protection; greater availability and searchability of material about life, participation and suffering of the Koprivnica citizens and people from surrounding area; an increased use of repository „Koprivnica cultural heritage“; presentation, promotion and greater visibility of digitized materials created with modern digital technologies.
Article „From digitization of local newspapers to the portal of hometown cultural heritage – a step by step digitization strategy available to small communities“
Article „Digital repository Cultural heritage of Koprivnica : an example of local partnership“