Advancing Digital Empowerment of Libraries in Europe – ADELE

The ADELE project was designed to empower libraries in the digital era by making staff and managers aware of the needs they have to face to drive change within their organisation.
To do so, the project developed a free self-evaluation tool and training opportunities to help libraries reflect on how they use and where they can further integrate digital technologies to improve their services.

“For good vibes – read books” or “Za dobre vibre – čitaj libre”

The goal of the “For Good Vibes – Read Books” project is to foster a reading culture and promote literacy in Split-Dalmatia County.
Through the Mobile Library Service, it provides book access to areas lacking local libraries.
Focusing on youth under 25, individuals over 54, and people with disabilities, it aims to popularize reading. By enhancing literature access, the project reduces social exclusion in these groups.

Exchange for exchange

Famalicão Public Library project that consists of the free and disinterested transfer of books that will later be available for exchange for other books, not involving, this initiative, any type of costs, terms or loans.


DIGITAL PTIS@LITERACIA is an ICT project of the Public Library of Silves, promoted by the Municipal Library, which brings together a set of initiatives, based on the training aspect.

Bibliomóvel de Proença-a-Nova

An itinerant Library that goes, takes and provides useful services, close and access to information, knowledge, readings to people who are displaced from urban centres and have no way to get to the library.

ODS: Together We Change the World

SDG circle

The project is promoted by the Camilo Castelo Branco Municipal Library, in Vila Nova de Famalicão, and aims to make the community aware of and raise awareness of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

Librarians as promoters of local democracy, development and resilience

Project “Librarians as promoters of local democracy, development and resilience” is the supplementary part of the multicomponent EC Programme “EU4Dialogue: improving exchanges across the divide through education and culture” (hereinafter – EU4Dialogue) that supports educational and cultural initiatives fostering an environment of dialogue and people-to-people contacts across the divides in the South Caucasus and the Republic of Moldova.

Massive digitalisation of Estonian cultural heritage, including printed material

The objective of the action plan is to make the following digitally accessible by 2023: 3% of the documentary heritage, 32% of artefacts; 60% of both film and photographic heritage and 28% of printed heritage; i.e. about 33% of our entire cultural heritage. The total cost of the project is €9.02 million, of which €8.19 million will come from the planned European Union structural fund investments.


The project idea was built on a shared necessity among public libraries’ staff: how to deal with the visually impaired people in libraries? Public libraries from six countries – Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia and Latvia – participate in the project.

Strengthening families by means of libraries’ cooperation as contribution to socio-economic growth in Ludza municipality, Rokiškis district and Jēkabpils City

The objective of the project is to facilitate socio-economic activity of residents of Ludza (Latvia), Rokiškis (Lithuania) and Jēkabpils (Latvia) municipalities thus contributing to the improvement of living conditions in the border region of Latvia and Lithuania – in 3 deprived municipalities, which are remote from large development centres, with low birth and high death rates and low level of income.





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