Create culture:
Library Innovative Services

In 2020, the Ukrainian Library Association implements an international project called “Create Culture: Library Innovative Services”, supported by the European Union as a part of the House of Europe program. On a competitive basis, 32 librarians from Ukraine and Belarus were selected and trained by Danish and Ukrainian coaches. As a result of the workshops, each participating librarian developed and implemented a new innovative service for the development of creative industries in their library. These services are presented on the website.

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Library quARTer. Creative studio “From hobby to skill”

The creative studio “From hobby to skill” has started its operation in the Library-branch for children #15 in Zaporizhia, which will help children to master new and interesting skills related to their hobbies. ...

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Art Gallery “We work miracles with Ukraine in our hearts”

Velykooleksandrivka District Central Library has launched a service “We work miracles with Ukraine in our hearts”. With the help of the project, villagers will be introduced to the works of folk artists. ...

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Photolaboratory in Nikolaev

The city centralized library system of Kropyvnytskyi has launched a photo laboratory, where visitors will learn more about subject photography and will take photos of handmade products. ...

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Incubator of Creative Ideas

The centralized system of libraries for children in Dnipro has launched an “Incubator of Creative Ideas”, which is designed to teach children creative thinking, as well as help children aged 12-15 create their own intellectual product. ...

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Art space “SELO”

An art space “SELO” was created on the basis of the Public Library named after O. Levitsky Nekhvoroshcha Amalgamated Territorial Community in Poltava. This is a platform for cooperation of folk craftspeople and artists. ...

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“Artist’s studio” (online)

Dnipro Regional Library for Youth named after M. Svetlova opened an online “Artist’s studio”, which will introduce users to local craftspeople, as well as teach to create traditional Ukrainian handmade products. ...

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Traditional needlework through a book and a library

Library named after V.A. Symonenko for children in Holosiivskyi district of Kyiv will help visitors get acquainted with traditional embroidery techniques, ethnography, as well as teach them to create websites to promote and sale their own products. ...

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A piece of grandmother’s chest

“A piece of grandmother’s chest” is an innovative service implemented by the Lukashiv Village Library in the Zaporizhia district of the Zaporizhia region. Service invites library visitors to create handicrafts together. ...