The Central Public library of Novouralsk opened its doors for the readers in March 13, 1992. It is one of the youngest libraries of Russia. The structure of library consists of the Central Public library and 4 branches: the V. F. Kornilov branch, branch «Art», branch «Izumrud» at the rehabilitation center and «Youth library-information centre».
The intellectual resource of library is its experts: today 84 librarians serves readers, 47 of them have higher education.
Lately the Central City library became information, educational and cultural centre of the city.
All the citizens of the town irrespective of their age, place of work and social status can be readers of the library. The total number of readers is about 30 000.
The book fund of the library is universal and it contains about 400 000 documents on the modern data bearers (including 15 000 in 32 foreign languages). The library subscribes about 500 periodical editions annually.
Throughout the year about 800 different concerts and performances with more than 30 000 people take place in the library.
The library has at its disposal coping machines, video and audio-apparatus, personal computers, some televisions and other technical equipment. Since January, 1998 the library is connected to the Internet.
Since January, 2000 all the readers of library have access to resources of Internet.
Since 1993 the network variant of Automated Information Library System «MARK» is introduced in the library. Thanks to it the majority of library processes are automated conducting the electronic catalogue, search in the combined electronic catalogue of books and articles, account of readers, account of distribution of the literature.
Combined electronic catalogue includes more than 290 000 entries.
The library realizes a set of versatile projects:
Since 2001 within the framework of the project «Question to municipality» meetings between citizens of Novouralsk and representatives of city Administration and a Municipal Duma, heads of various establishments and the enterprises pass in library. At these meetings the major questions of life of the city are discussed.
In public reception of the governor of Sverdlovsk region «Days
of the ministries» pass where questions of the population are
answered by representatives of the various ministries and departments
of Sverdlovsk region.
The Central Public library of Novouralsk is the member of IFLA, UNESCO, Russian Library Association and Region library consortium Association.
Since 1998 the director of Central city library Bartova Svetlana Fedorovna heads the Section of public libraries of Russian Library Association.
Within the framework of work in Russian Library Association the Central Public library of Novouralsk conducts work on creation of a databank about public libraries of the country, organizes the All-Russia competition «Modern lines in service of readers», issues the bulletin «Public libraries», distributed among libraries of Russia.
In 2003 the Section of public libraries started work on introduction of Recommendations of European Council PULMAN-XT.
The library has friendly and professional connections with Russian and foreign colleagues (Latvia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Slovakia, Germany, Finland etc.) and also aspires to expand communications with libraries of other countries of the world.
624130, Novouralsk, Frunze Str., 13.
Tel.: (34370) 90-585; 90-262; 90-577,
Fax: (34370) 90-585
Director of library Bartova Svetlana Fetorovna
Deputy Director on library work Mariskina Natalia Rudolfovna
Deputy Director on innovative-methodical work and marketing Krivoruchko Marina Valeryevna
Deputy Director on automation of
library Kornylitsyna Nadezda Alexandrovna
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