Regional Library Petko R. Slaveykov

Veliko Tarnovo

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Library Departments

Service Department at the RL P. R. Slaveykov" has as its main tasks to meet each individual citizen or group of persons seeking some type of information with the help of the various funds and resources of the library.

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The Information Technology Department is an integral part of the Regional Library structure.

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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.

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The "Reference and Bibliographic and Information Department" was established in 1954 and renamed the "Reference and Bibliographic Department and Cultural and Mass Work" only a few years later in 1958.

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The Middle School Department was opened for the primary purpose of providing neighborhood readers with access to library and information resources.

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The Children's Department at BIC "Slaveyche" was opened on 09. 02. 1999 and contains over 22 000 library items. They are mostly intended for younger readers and for pupils up to the seventh grade.

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The Eagle Foreign Language Center was established in 2002, with the help of the sister American library in Eagle, Colorado, to serve foreign language teachers and professors, foreign language students, elementary and high school students, and adult readers who are active users of foreign languages.

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The Buzludzha branch is located in the district of the same name in Veliko Tarnovo, at 8 Denjo Chokanov Street. It has two departments - an adult department and a children's department. The branch is the main book depository for fiction published after 1944 and for deposit literature from textbooks and teaching aids for schools before 1944. In addition, the collection of Braille books held by the library is also stored here. A reading room with Internet access for readers is attached to the adult section. The children's department, on the other hand, has a room for various games and activities for the teenagers.

In terms of periodicals, the Buzludzha Branch also holds some of the newspapers representing post-1944 regional periodicals on deposit and, in addition, a deposit of some of the Russian and foreign language magazines.

The most frequent reader searches cover current titles of fiction and works on psychology and history.

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The Art Department has an extensive library collection of books, albums, sheet music and periodicals, CDs, DVDs, records, reproductions of paintings.

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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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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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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

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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"/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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"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

Посещение при колегите в РБ "Никола Фурнаджиев" гр.Пазарджик

Екипът на РБ "П. Р. Славейков" бе на обмяна на опит в РБ "Никола Фурнаджиев" гр.Пазарджик.

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Национална библиотечна седмица 2024

Библиотеките - по- нужни от всякога

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Regional Public Library

Petko R. Slaveykov

5000 Veliko Tarnovo

2, Ivanka Boteva

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kalina Ivanova


+359 62 620208

+359 88 9 297 269

Dr. Ivan Aleksandrov

Deputy Director

+359 62 628098

+359 88 8 790 104

Branch 'Buzludzha'

8, Denyo Chokanov st.

+359 62 648 803

Main Building

2, Ivanka Boteva st.

+359 62 627 901

Art Department

8, Krakov st.

+359 62 630 410

Department for Senior Readers 'Snejana Yaneva'

7, Simeon Veliki st.

+359 62 641 856

Branch 'Slaveiche'

7, Simeon Veliki st.

Children's Department

+359 62 641 856

Foreign Language Centre 'Eagle'

7, Simeon Veliki st.

+359 62 646 916

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