Regional Library Petko R. Slaveykov

Veliko Tarnovo

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The activities of the department cover the processes of receiving deposit copies and acquiring new literature, registration, processing and cataloguing of library documents.

The library collection is replenished through deposit, purchase, donation, book exchange and subscription.

The collection grows by over 7000 volumes of books, non-books and periodicals annually.

By virtue of the Compulsory Deposit Act (promulgated in SG 108 of 29.12.2000) and its Regulations (promulgated in SG 26 of 12.03.2002), the library has the status of the third national repository of periodicals. Of the books, we receive those with a print run of more than 300 and which have been deposited for distribution at the NBKM.

Here the lists are being prepared for application to the programme for the renewal of library collections of the Ministry of Culture "Bulgarian libraries - modern centres for reading and information".

An important part of the formation of the collection is carried out thanks to donations from readers, publishers and various organizations. The Library follows its own Donation Acceptance Policy and for each donation gesture, the donor receives a Donation Certificate.

The processing of new literature includes bibliographic description, classification and identification of the documents and preparation for their reflection in the traditional catalogues that the department maintains - alphabetical service of books - in Cyrillic and Latin and alphabetical catalogues of the branch units.

The department also makes deductions in accordance with the procedure laid down in the regulations for the purpose of cleaning and updating the collection.

Automation of library processes began in 1994.

This was the beginning of the library's electronic catalogue accessible not only on the local network but also via the Internet.

The retrospective entry of books prior to that year continues.

Periodicals and single issues are fully represented in the electronic catalog.

Subscriptions (see Rodina Library - Stara Zagora) are made annually for periodicals in Bulgarian and foreign languages. Databases of current periodicals by subscription are maintained daily in the reading rooms of the library.

    • Марианка Йорданова Бурова - зав. отдел (гл. библиотекар),
    • Ваня Костова,
    • Венера Игнатова,
    • Иванка Ангелова,
    • Мария Ковачева,
    • Милена Кръстева,

Recommended Books

Smart predi rojdestvo

Death before Christmas

  • Author: Svetla Andreeva
  • Language: bulgarian
  • Publisher: Faber
  • ISBN: 978-619-001686
  • Year of publication: 2023
  • Cover: soft
  • Pages: 94

"The stories in Svetla Andreeva's new book are similar and united by the interrogator Dragolyub Mihailov.

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Never ending time

  • Author: Petar Stoyanovich
  • Language: bulgarian
  • Publisher: Knigomania
  • ISBN: 9786191953691
  • Year of publication: 2023
  • Cover: hard
  • Pages: 392

"Never ending time" by Petar Stoyanovich are memories without the burden of memory.

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To catch the forest

  • Author: Galya Shcherbeva
  • Language: bulgarian
  • Publisher: Елпи-02
  • ISBN: 9786199003626
  • Year of publication: 2023
  • Cover: soft
  • Pages: 176

30 of the most inspiring stories and travel ideas from the show "To Catch the Forest"

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istorii-ot-rachniya-bagazh

Stories from hand luggage

  • Author: Georgi Milkov
  • Language: bulgarian
  • Publisher: Книгомания
  • ISBN: 9786191953493
  • Year of publication: 2023
  • Cover: soft
  • Pages: 520

In "Stories from the Hand Luggage" Georgi Milkov describes encounters, places and events that made him become a diligent collector of experiences.

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Wound

What is sacrifice? To die on the battlefield in the name of the fatherland or to save the life of a child?

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Annual Competitions

"/Un/solved case"

The National Crime Writing Contest, under the general title of "/The/ Unsolved Case," will launch in 2021. The contest is held over a one- or two-month period, traditionally during the fall season of a given calendar year.

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Summer campaign "Come to the library"

The Summer Campaign "Come to the Library" is an initiative, conceptually designed to provoke the students from I to XII grade from Veliko Tarnovo, who are readers of RL "Petko R. Slaveykov" to read more and more books during the summer holidays.

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"My hometown"

With the longest and most successful implementation is the annual competition "My hometown". Its first edition was in 2000 and has since become a favorite and recognizable for the participants from the city and the region.

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Foyer of the book with an autograph

Regional Library "Petko R. Slaveykov" - Veliko Tarnovo over the last ten years has established an extremely prestigious cultural event, which is the "Foyer of the book with an autograph". The philosophy of this forum is related to the promotion of Bulgarian printed book production not only in the region, but also nationally.

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Latest News

Дарение от Полския институт в София

На 06 юни директорът на Полския институт в София г-н Карол Желински посети Народна библиотека "Петко Р. Славейков" във Велико Търново

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Visit to the colleagues in RL "Nikola Furnadzhiev", Pazardzhik

The team of RL "P. R. Slaveykov" was on an exchange of experience in RL "Nikola Furnadzhiev", Pazardzhik.

We got acquainted with the structure of the library and exchanged experience by department with colleagues from the Pazardzhik Regional Library. The director of the library Lachezar Rikov presented the development of the library over the years and presented a picture of their library building to the Art Department fund. All colleagues left with a gift of a pencil with a thought related to the book and reading.

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Regional Public Library

Petko R. Slaveykov

5000 Veliko Tarnovo

2, Ivanka Boteva

prs@libraryvt.com

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kalina Ivanova

Director

+359 62 620208

+359 88 9 297 269

director@libraryvt.com

Dr. Ivan Aleksandrov

Deputy Director

+359 62 628098

+359 88 8 790 104

prs@libraryvt.com

Branch 'Buzludzha'

8, Denyo Chokanov st.

+359 62 648 803

buzl_dep@libraryvt.com

Main Building

2, Ivanka Boteva st.

+359 62 627 901

zaemna@libraryvt.com

Art Department

8, Krakov st.

+359 62 630 410

art_dep@libraryvt.com

Department for Senior Readers 'Snejana Yaneva'

7, Simeon Veliki st.

+359 62 641 856

slav_dep@libraryvt.com

Branch 'Slaveiche'

7, Simeon Veliki st.

Children's Department

+359 62 641 856

slav_do@libraryvt.com

Foreign Language Centre 'Eagle'

7, Simeon Veliki st.

+359 62 646 916

eagle_dep@libraryvt.com

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