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Luga Central District Library, the

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THE LUGA CENTRAL DISTRICT LIBRARY (13a Volodarsky Prospekt, Luga Town). The library was founded in 1918 on the base of public reading library (founded 1899). In the years of the Great Patriotic War the library was destroyed, then in 1944 it was restored and reopened. In 1977 in the process of integrating of the district libraries in a centralized library network it got the status of a central district library. Since 2006 it has worked as an inter-settlement library. Its general-purpose fund numbers 60,000 items. The library has 4,000 readers, with 25,500 visits and 91,000 loans a year. The library carries on active work of collecting and popularizing of local history studies.

Blyudova, Lyudmila Konstantinovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Luga Town/Volodarsky Prospekt

Библиотека и социальное планирование: Из опыта работы библиотек Ленинградской области. – Л., 1976, С.64-75

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