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Library Emaniul Popdimitrov

     The library work in the town started from the time of Ottoman rule - to the mosque Fatih Mehmed was built a library.

 

     The community centrе Bratstvo was crеated in 1869, and to it - the first public library. In 1907 the library was accommodated in the new building of the community centre. Over the years, its fund was increasing. In 1981, the library was moved to its present building and was called Emanuil Popdimitrov.

 

     Now the library has a rich fund of books, periodicals, and others, numbering around 235,000 library documents. In its 11 departments are working 16 qualified people with university education.

 

     Over time, it becomes more closely associated with its work as a vital institution established to carry out cultural and educational purposes for the citizens.

 

     Address: 1 Karavelov Street, Kyustendil

     Website: http://www.libkustendil.primasoft.bg/

     e-mail: libkn@abv.bg

     Working time:

     From Monday to Friday - 09.00 - 18.00

     Saturday - from 9.00 to 13.00

 


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Do you know that:

  • the first Bulgarian school in the town of Kyustendil was established in 1820 in the courtyard of the church “Virgin Mary’s Assumption”.
  • the renowned composer and conductor Marin Goleminov is from Kyustendil.
  • in the period 1952 - 2010 in the theater of Kyustendil 323 plays by 190 authors were performed .