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  • 1. Activities of the Latvian National Library Foundation Karina Petersone Member of the Board of Trustees March 18, 2010
  • 2. Latvian National Library Foundation
      • Founded in 1998
      • Public non-profit organization
      • Unites more than 140 members (academicians, librarians, IT professionals, journalists, architects, business people etc.)
  • 3. Aims of LNLF:
    • Promotion of a contemporary and functional library system in Latvia;
    • P olitical l obb ying for the Project;
    • Marketing the essence and the topicality of the Project to the general public and checking the progress achieved;
    • Fund-raising for the Project;
    • Supervis ion of the Project (LNLF is represented in the Supervisory Council of the Project).
  • 4. Activities of the Latvian National Library Foundation:
  • 5. Support to the NL Collection Building
    • Amount – 170 000 EUR;
    • An n ual collection replenishment with latest books and e-books on essential and actual topics;
    • 500 editions & e-books in 2008. and 2009.
    • free-access concept development at the new NL building;
  • 6. “ Donate a computer to your local library!”
    • Beneficiaries –more than 200 community and school libraries updated
    • Result – used and new computers and software installed in cooperation with corporate industries
  • 7.
    • proceeds from book sale donated to the construction of the Castle of Light;
    • opportunity for publishers to contribute to the Project;
    • visibility of the Project increased;
    • readers can support the Castle of Light;
    • 27 titles involved to date.
    Publishers for the Castle of Light!
  • 8. Computer game “Raise the Castle of Light!”
    • First attempt to introduce the NL P roject to children, using the newest technologies;
    • Latvian, English, Russian versions – a wide scope of users ;
    • The finalist of the JAPAN IT GAMES PRIZE 2009.
  • 9. “ Raise the Castle of Light!” presentations in schools
    • 47 presentations in schools.
    • 2550 school children participated.
    • Available for free :
    • www.gaisma.lv, www.light.lv , www.netgames.lv, www.gamedev.lv, www.lnb.lv, www.biblioteka.lv, www.liepajasczb.lv, www.calis.lv, www.biblioteka.salaspils.lv, www.ludzasbiblio.lv.
  • 10.
    • Subject - content and services at the new home of the National Library ;
    • With authorities from various fields
    • Event marked the LNLF 10 anniversary ;
    Conference “ L ibrary in a knowledge-based society” 2008
  • 11. Live from the construction site
    • From launching the site in June, 2008 till the end of the construction
    • www.light.lv, www.gaisma.lv,
    • www.gaismaspils.lv, www.lnb.lv, www.nba.lv .
    • Photos are being collected
  • 12. Excursions to the construction site
    • Initially -school excursions;
    • Aim - The Castle of Light – one of the main tourism objects in Riga.
  • 13. Immortalize Your Name in the Castle of Light!
  • 14. Immortalize Your Name in the Castle of Light!
    • Name of each donor
    • immortalized in the interior of
    • the Castle of Light.
    • Book a floor or a room in the Castle of Light
    • In www.light.lv.
    • Anniversary dedications.
    • Remote donation possible (credit card, home page)
    • 5 chairs, 9 tables, 18 shelves
    • 3 auditoriums sold
    • DONOR GRADES
    • 2 - 150 EUR - a special book
    • 150 EUR - a large wall plaque
    • 450 EUR - a chair plaque
    • 700 EUR - a table plaque
    • 1500 EUR - a shelf plaque
    • Starting from 71 000 EUR - in one of
    • the library’s auditoriums or reading
    • rooms
  • 15. The total amount of the donations for the Latvian National Library project: 1 037 768 EUR
  • 16. Thank you for Your attention! Latvian National Library Foundation Tērbatas street 75 +371 67843767 [email_address]