Georgian Library Association has a new President and a Board

On June 20 General Meeting of Georgian Library Association elected a new President (Board chair) - Ms. Rusudan Asatiani, head of department at National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. 

10 members of Association were elected to a Board:

Development of Modern Library Vision in Georgia

On 1st of June, 2013 the librarians from all over Georgia were invited to participate in the seminar Strengthening Georgian Public Libraries Network organized by Georgian Libraries Association, Khashuri municipality library and Lithuanian NGO Rural Internet Access Points.

Recently opened media libraries in Tbilisi are using services of Georgian Library Association

The first media library in Tbilisi is opened in Vake Park.

This 2-floor building contains halls for children and adults, multimedia department, book & souvenir shop, presentation hall and other facilities.

Address of Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield on planned restauration works on Ikorta Monastery


Mr. Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Mr. Julien Anfruns, President of the International Committee of the Blue Shield

Mr. Francesco Bandarin, Assistant Director-General for Culture at UNESCO


Dear Sirs,


According to recent news published by the News Agency „RES“ of the self-proclaimed republic of South Ossetia, government officials of the self-proclaimed republic of South Ossetia visited Ikorta Monastery in village Arcevi and announced about their plans to restore the historical monument. Representative of the so called ‘‘Monuments Protection Division of the Ministry of Culture of South Ossetia’’ talked about the restoration needs of the church and expressed that its restoration project has been included in the investment programme aiming at the socio-economical development of the republic.

This is not the first and by far not the only case, as similar news concerning the restoration of cultural heritage monuments in the oppucpied Tskhinvali region had been reported also during the years 2009-2012

A library of a women prison #5

A library of a women prison #5
A new library is opened recently in women's prison № 5 type library, which was established in the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the agreement of 2011.
At this stage the library is equipped with more than 3000 books, with a total number of copies more than 7000.

Happy Holidays from EIFL

Happy Holidays from EIFL

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