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The Municipal Library of Proença-a-Nova currently has more than 39,000 books available, of which about 31,000 in the adult section and around 9,000 in the children’s section.
It also has a total of 3,453 registered users and 121 titles of periodicals, newspapers and magazines of local, regional and national scope.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s offer seeks to continue the dissemination of knowledge and culture and in order to ensure that Gulbenkian editions can be consulted throughout the country through the Municipal Library Network.
Since April, the Municipal Library of Proença-a-Nova has been operating a home delivery method, which can be requested by readers from anywhere in the municipality.
Between March and September this year, 653 books were requested, compared to 874 registered in 2019, 1,139 books were returned (1,035 last year) and 142 renewals were registered (376 in 2019).