Eva Bartunkova, from The National Library of the Czech Republic, sends us a publication that we found very interesting for the community: Potenciál knihoven jako vzdělávacích center (Potential of Libraries as Educational Centres). We include here the text accompanying the e-mail as an introduction to the report and the report itself in .pdf and issuu:
The Concept of the Development of Libraries 2011-2015 assumes beyond other tasks, that public libraries should make natural community educational centres.
MasarykUniversity in Brno in cooperation with National Library and the professional association SKIP carried out a research of an educational potential of libraries as educational centres. The material published in Czech contains methodology and following topics: potential of libraries as educational centres, general need of civic education, how is public concerned in civic education and how librarians are interested in professional development.