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The Centre for Youth Literature and Librarianship

Operating hours

Mon08.0015.00 Tue10.0016.30 Wed08.0015.00 Thu08.0015.00 Fri08.0015.00 Sat/
Cobiss catalogue

Contact

Kersnikova ulica 2, 1000 Ljubljana
01 308 51 61
pionirska@mklj.si

Head librarian
Darja Lavrenčič Vrabec, M.Sc.

LPP

Location

Location of library: The Centre for Youth Literature and Librarianship

The Centre for Youth Literature and Librarianship originates from Pionirska Library which has been a leading professional institution for youth librarianship since its establishment in 1948. Librarians in Pionirska connect rich tradition and research new possibilities of spreading quality literature for children and young adults.

Areas of work and activities:

  • professional Wednesdays
  • manual
  • golden pear
  • bookmetre
  • mega quiz

The collection in Pionirska is intended for all who are interested in the area of youth literature and librarianship. The collection includes books for Slovene youth, the archive of Slovene youth periodicals from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day, Slovene books for the young translated into foreign languages, a collection of the best foreign language picture books and professional works on youth literature and librarianship. The collection is available within the library only and cannot be borrowed for home use.