Zagreb City Libraries are a modern and well-organized
network of public libraries. Central library is the City Library
of Zagreb, the oldest library in the network, founded in 1907. Thanks to its
rich collections and wide range of services
it accomplishes its basic function,
drawn in the Rules
of Procedure dated from 1908: „Zagreb City Library
is a free,
public and modern library, founded and
all citizens of Zagreb...“
Zagreb City Libraries is a network
traditional services as well as on modern information
communication technology. They enable every
Zagreb City resident and membership
to borrow books and
other materials in each of the
as at the 73 mobile library stations.
Since 1997 Zagreb City Libraries have been developing
information system ZaKi. Today it is
implemented in more than 150
libraries in Croatia.
In order to make information about its programs,
collections and resources available to the public
Zagreb City Libraries have been developing
and maintaining the web site www.kgz.hr since
I am looking forward very much to seeing you all in Zagreb
Our colleagues from Zagreb City Libraries have developed a terrific
and action packed program for us. There are many interesting
presentations and also opportunities to experience the hospitality
and sights of Zagreb and beyond.
The most important aspect of
the Section you identified in the survey we did recently was
networking with colleagues, and our mid year meeting ensures
See you in Zagreb in May!
Chair, Metropolitan Libraries Section
colleagues, dear friends,
Our annual meetings at traditional
exchange of experiences and new knowledge have helped,
to all of us in our everyday work in different and distant parts
of the world.
As of myself, those meetings have always been inspiration
and impetus for development and innovation. Therefore I am very
glad that I can invite you to the Zagreb conference, wishing you
to visit Zagreb public libraries, to meet Croatian colleagues and
to participate in new motivating debates.
Let the topics of our discussions be permanent
tasks and new communicational
possibilities of public libraries for the satisfaction of the users in our
Welcome to Zagreb in May 2010.
Director of Zagreb City Libraries
On behalf of the citizens of Zagreb
and myself I am inviting you to IFLA MetLib
Section Conference which
in May 2010.
I'm inviting you to Zagreb, a city of a thousand
year history, but a modern city
the administrative, economic, cultural, traffic
and scientific centre of the Republic of Croatia.
I'm inviting you to
Zagreb, a city of libraries.
has National and University Library,
numerous faculty and school libraries,
of cultural, educational and economic institutions
and Zagreb City Libraries
- the largest network
of public libraries and largest cultural
institution in the Republic of Croatia which
you have entrusted with the organization
of your important conference.
Welcome to Zagreb - a city of libraries.
the Mayor of Zagreb
update: 12 April 2010