Vanya Rizova from the library of Vladimir Dimitrov the Master Public Chitalishte in the village of Shishkovtsi
“I LOVE NATURE:I PARTICIPATE TOO” – A DREAM COME TRUE of a GL Target Library
THE LIBRARY AT VLADIMIR DIMITROV THE MASTER 1919 PUBLIC CHITALISHTE IN THE VILLAGE OF SHISHKOVTSI, KYUSTENDIL MUNICIPALITYo Location – part of the Kyustendil valley, to the northeast of Kyustendil, on the right bank of the Struma River;o Inhabitants – 555; Children and school goers – 15 %; Employed – 20 %; Unemployed – 20 %; Pensioners – 40 %.
Means of living: Restoration of fruit growing
THE MASTER In the autumn of 1924, Vladimir Dimitrov the Master came to live in his “green capital” of Shishkovtsi. He became part of the hardworking and rich in fruit orchards Shishkovtsi. He depicted the villagers’ hard work and the fertility of the land. He painted in the fields from morning till late night.
THE CHITALISHTEIn 1972, on the occasion of the 90th anniversary ofVladimir Dimitrov the Master’s birth, the homemonument “Vladimir Dimitrov the Master” – today’schitalishte – was opened.
VLADIMIR DIMITROV THE MASTER 1919 PUBLIC CHITALISHTE INSHISHKOVTSI JOINED THE GLOBAL LIBRARIES – BULGARIA PROGRAM AS ATARGET LIBRARY UNDER ITS FIRST STAGE IN 2009.
OUR PARTNERS As a target library, we received the opportunity for mobilizing new partners:• the Ministry of Culture;• Kyustendil Municipality;• Culture and Spiritual Development Department;• District Library Kyustendil;• GLB target libraries;• Local business;• Zvezda Kindergarten in Shishkovtsi.
AN IMPLEMENTED AND LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP Zvezda Kindergarten, Shishkovtsi Day of Bulgarian folk tales at the library, including reading of “The Three Brothers and the Golden Apple”; Visit to the library computer center and unveiling computer secrets to children; “Let’s Sing a Nursery Song with the Computer”.
A VISIT TO THE CHILDREN• “Baba Marta: White and Red”;• “My Dear Mommy” – Mom’s Day;• “What I Learned in the Kindergarten” – Letters’ Day;• “Santa with Us”.
“I LOVE NATURE: I PARTICIPATE TOO”Following a nation-wide NGO competition in 2011under the “FOR CLEAN ENVIRONMENT” campaign ofthe Ministry of the Environment and Waters, VladimirDimitrov 1919 Public Chitalishte was approved toaccess funding totaling up to BGN 3,000 for making aplayground in the chitalishte park.
I PARTICIPATE TOOVladimir Dimitrov the Master 1919 Public Chitalishteand the children from the village of Shishkovtsi, for aperiod of at least two more years of projectimplementation, shall continue to maintain andprotect from pollution the playground and theequipment.
PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT ENVISAGED IN THE PROJECT Climbing facility; Slide; Double swing; 3 benches; Decorative fence – 15 m.
THE DREAM COME TRUE Online contacts with various producers of playground equipment. Selection of a contractor to build the playground. Impressia OOD Company from Provadia submitted the most suitable bid. We installed the playground and the children were delighted to see it!
PLAYING AT LARGE IN THE PLAYGROUNDEvery day, the children from Zvezda Kindergarten come to the playground in the chitalishte park
OPPORTUNITIES AS A GLB TARGET LIBRARY We work in a prompt and easy manner; The courses conducted under the program complemented our knowledge and skills; We are able to look for and find out calls for projects under the EU funds announced by the different ministries; We find new partners and friends; We have a Facebook profile where we publish materials on conducted events.
OPPORTUNITIES AS A GLB TARGET LIBRARY (CONTINUED)o We keep an electronic archive of our activities;o Access to information available at various websites andrelated to our library activities;o Opportunity to prepare promotion materials;o Information exchange at the computer center;o More book days.
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