Miran Jarc Library, Novo mesto
|Knjižnica Mirana Jarca, Novo mesto|
|Rozmanova ulica 28, SI-8000 Novo mesto|
|Phone||386 (0) 7 393 4674|
|Fax||386 (0) 7 393 4601|
|Proprietor||Municipality of Novo mesto|
|Borut Novak, Director|
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Activities and collection
The library is organised into several departments for specific users, such as the study department for educational purposes, which features expert literature, textbooks, audio-visual material and travel books. In addition to books, the adult readers department holds various cultural events, lectures, exhibitions, book club meetings, and prepares reading lists. Children and young people can take advantage of the rich collection of books, comics and magazines. The library organises a number of events for children, among them storytelling hours, workshops and other activities in connection with reading. It also participates in and organises international projects and professional meetings on library science.
The library's special collections hold more than 100,000 items of rare and valuable materials, manuscripts, books, first and special editions, pictures, photographs, postcards, pamphlets, maps, etc. Of significance here aretranslation of the Bible, The Glory of the Duchy of Carniola, and the manuscript legacy of renowned Slovene writer .