The Centre for Youth Literature and Librarianship

Kersnikova ulica 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
01 308 51 61
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The Centre for Youth Literature and Librarianship originates from the Pionirska Library, which had been a leading professional institution in the field of youth librarianship since its establishment in 1948. With their activities librarians in Pionirska connect rich tradition and research new possibilities of spreading quality literature for children and young adults.

Areas of work and activities:

1. History

2. Promotion of reading

  • professional Wednesdays
  • manual
  • golden pear
  • bookmetre
  • mega quiz
  • animated film
  • educational game

3. The collection in Pionirska is intended for all who are interested in the area of youth literature and librarianship. The collection includes books for the young in Slovene, the archive of Slovene youth periodicals from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day, Slovene books for the young translated into foreign languages, a collection of the best foreign language picture books and professional works on youth literature and librarianship. The collection is available within the library only and cannot be borrowed for home use.

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