Regionální knihovna Karviná (Regional Library of Karviná)

Czech Republic

2000, Helsinki – European Public Library Award for outstanding work in promoting literature and reading
2000, Organizing Committee of the INFORUM 2000 Conference – 1st place in the survey for the most important Czech and Slovak product, service or act associated with electronic information resources, for the electronic interlibrary loan service
2000, Seč – Z. V. Tobolka Commemorative Medal for successful representation of Czech librarianship
2011 – Regional Library Karviná (Statutory City of Karviná, SSKA-Stavební společnost Karviná, a.s., Ing. Arch. Jiří Liškutín, Ing. Ladislav Zahradníček) won the MAIN PRIZE in the competition CONSTRUCTION OF THE MORAVIAN-SILESIAN REGION 2010 in the category of civic amenities – reconstruction
2011 – LIBRARY OF THE YEAR 2011 – special award and diploma of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic – category of information achievement in the provision of public library and information services
2012 – The most interesting project supported by EU money in Moravia-Silesia (
2012 – Municipal Library of the Year, in the category of cities with more than 40 thousand inhabitants
2013 – Prize of the Statutory City of Karviná
2018 – Municipal Library of the Year 2018 – winning the competition announced by the Union of Librarians and Information Workers, held under the auspices of the Union of Towns and Municipalities
2019 – special prize for the largest number of likes received in the Facebook competition announced by the Representation of the European Commission in the Czech Republic for the project “Building modifications and equipment of the Karviná Regional Library”


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