Libris Bookshops

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Knjigarne Libris
http://www.libris.si/
info@libris.si
Prešernov trg 9, SI-6000 Koper-Capodistria
Phone386 (0) 5 627 8630
Fax386 (0) 5 627 4165
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RegionSI-6
Managed byLibris, trgovsko in knjigotrško podjetje d.o.o.
Libris Piran
piran@libris.si
Trg bratstva 9, SI-6330 Piran-Pirano
Phone386 (0) 5 673 1528
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Antikvariat Libris
Repičeva ulica 3, SI-6000 Koper-Capodistria
Phone386 (0) 5 626 0247
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Alojzija Zavnik, Director
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Ingrid Celestina, Antikvariat Libris Head
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Mojca Koželj, Libris Piran Head
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Libris Bookshops offer not only a wide range of high-quality books, but also information on literature. The bookshops have played an important role as literature venues in the Coast region, many Slovene and international authors have been its guests.

The Libris Publishing House was established in 1992 following the closure of Partizanska knjiga bookstore in Prešeren Square, Koper-Capodistria, later the Antiquariat Libris was opened not far from the main Libris Koper bookshop, and the bookshop in Piran. For some time a bookshop was opened also in the old town of Izola-Isola.


A special task of the Libris company is to promote the literature of the Slovene Istria region. The bookshops offer more than 25,000 book titles, comprising mostly non-commercial literature and humanities books. Antikvariat Libris in Koper provides a place where customers can buy and sell used books (it offers a few thousand titles).

In collaboration with the University of Primorska and other educational institutions, they also offer books for youth and students. Libris Publishing House received the Schwentner Award for achievements in the field of publishing.


Reading culture

The Libris bookshops serve also as a venue of literary events. They have cooperated with the Koper branch of the Slavic Society of Slovenia and Slovene publishing houses. Presentations of various authors and books, lectures on history and society, readings in local language dialect and the events that develop reading culture have been organised regularly.


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