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Mga Settlement Library, the

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THE MGA SETTLEMENT LIBRARY (62 Komsomolsky Prospekt, Mga Urban Settlement).
The library took over from Mga Settlement Public Library (opened in 1913) and a library working at culture-and-educational association “Iskra” (founded in 1917). The settlement library was founded in 1934. In the years of the Great Patriotic War the funds were partly evacuated, but most of the books were destroyed. The library was restored in 1948. In the 1977 it merged in the centralized library network as a branch. Its fund numbers around 30,000 items, with 40,000 loans annually. The library has 1000 readers with 9,000 visits a year. The library engages in the research of local history, especially for the period of the Great Patriotic War. It regularly runs a series of meetings “Pamyat’” (The Memory), held on special dates connected with former military operations in the region. It also regularly holds exhibitions of decorative art works made by local craftsmen.

Blyudova, Lyudmila Konstantinovna

Leningrad Oblast, the/Kirovsk District/Mga Urban Settlement/Komsomolsky Prospekt

Мгинские публичные библиотеки: Вехи истории. – Кировск, 2002.

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