Development Department

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  • promotion of literature for children and adolescents, advisory support and programs of continuous education for children's and school libraries, information services, regional, national and international events for children and adolescents, as well as for the employees of children's and school libraries;
  • methodological and advisory support to Latvian libraries, Latvian Library Portal, library statistics, building the collection of library and information science literature, seminars, conferences, discussions;
  • research of library work, the terminology of the sector and intersectoral terminology;
  • organising the work of the Competence Development Centre: development of study programs, general management of the training courses for librarians, discussions on specific topics.


  • Library Development Centre
  • Competence Development Centre
  • Children's Literature Centre
  • Digital Heritage Centre

Mūkusalas iela 3, Rīga, LV-1423, Latvia

Director of the department Silva Vucena
Phone: +371 67716002