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Vuritsa Settlement Library named after I.A. Yefremov

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VYRITSA SETTLEMENT LIBRARY named after I.A. Yefremov (Vyritsa Urban Settlement, 35 Yefimov Street). Founded in 1944. Its general-purpose fund contains 25,000 storage units, with over 2500 members. The library organizes and hosts art and photo exhibitions, and is the place where the settlement creative intelligentsia meet. The museum association existing at the library collects documents related to the history of Vyritsa Urban Settlement and the life of science fiction author I.A. Yefremov, in the memory of whom the library was named. Since 1997 the library has organized Yefremov Readings which attracting experts and admirers of the writer’s works not only from St Petersburg and the Leningrad Oblast, but also from other regions of Russia.

Blyudova, Lyudmila Konstantinovna

Yefremov, Ivan Antonovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Vyritsa Urban Settlement/Yefimov Street

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Gatchina District
GATCHINA DISTRICT, municipal entity. Population: 111,600. Area: 2850.3 sq. km. Established in 1927. Due to renaming of Gatchina Town, it was called Trotsk District in 1927-29, and Krasnogvardeisk District in 1929-44.Gatchina district borders with... more

Vyritsa, urban settlement
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