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

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