2015

  • held on 23rd – 27th March library implements the events within the nationwide librarian action The Week of Slovak Libraries 2015 (16th year): Cooperation of Emergency Medical Service with public – lecture of Regional emergency center of EMS in Prešov connected with discussion and first aid demonstrations; Culture of language and word in historical prints (from the National revival to the codification of Slovak Language) – exhibition connected with professional lecture, the Romani culture in the digital form – presentation of dancing, musical performances, theatres and crafts; Michal Socha: Andrej a Ján Šilanovci (Michal Socha: Andrej and Ján Šilans)– presentation of the publication connected with the authorial discussion, Mária Ňajchajová: Siluety (Mária Ňachajová: Silhouettes) – presentation of poetry collection connected with the authorial discussion
  • pursuant to the Government resolution no. 1380 dated 8th December 2002 and in compliance with the Founding Charter of SSL library enters into a Contract for 2015 with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic to provide public services and implementation of the library activities

2014

  • series of events to the termination of the project the Documentary and Information center of the Romani Culture take place in the span of September and October culminating by the closing ceremony on the 29th October
  • in 10th-11th September Scientific Conference Literary Culture of Slovakia at the end of 19th century and at the beginning of 20th centuries (eastern Slovakia – monuments, personalities – events) is held on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the WWI outbreak.
  • held on March 31 – April 4 library implements events within the nationwide librarian action The Week of the Slovak Libraries 2014: Presentation of editorial activity of State Scientific Library to the research of the book and sacred cultural history in 2013 connected with the lectures and authorial discussion entitled Prešov publishers and booksellers – Révais and Michal Hirjak – personality of the Ukrainian and Ruthenian ethnography and exhibition Taras Hryhorovič Ševčenko – the poet and artist from the library collections of SSL connected with professional lecture about Ševčenko’s production by Mária Ňachajová
  • pursuant to the Government resolution no. 1380 dated 8th December 2002 and in compliance with the Founding Charter of SSL library enters into a Contract for 2014 with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic to provide public services and implementation of the library activities 

2013

  • scientific conference with international participation Christian culture and its place in the history of Slovakia (literary culture – monuments – personalities) which was dedicated to 1150th anniversary of the arrival of Thessalonian brothers Cyril and Methodius to the Great Moravia took place on 17th September
  • 14th August – library signs The Cooperation Agreement with the Religious order of the Piarists in Nitra and with the Private primary school in Sabinov to preserve and protect historical book documents (Piarist library) which, based on this agreement, will be deposited in the premises of the library entitled to process them electronically and subsequently make them accessible to public.
  • 8th March – the reconstruction of the library building at Námestie mládeže street No. 4 is finished by the takeover proceeding and by the Final decision no. B 3488/2013-Čj dated 18th March library acquires permission to use the building; subsequently library receives new employees, gradually arranges office equipment and computer technology in new offices thereby it establishes new organizational unit – documentary and information center of the Romani culture
  • by the Decision no. MK1159/2013-222/3956 dated 8th March the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic declares the first part of the valuable historical documents – 14 manuscripts and 217 prints from the 16th-19th centuries which are owned by the Slovak Republic but managed by the State Scientific Library Prešov – the historical library collection
  • pursuant to the Government resolution no. 1380 dated 8th December 2002 and in compliance with the Founding Charter of SSL library enters into a Contract for 2013 with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic to provide public services and implementation of the library activities 

2012

  • 25th October - in the cooperation with the Slovak National Library in Martin library organizes the 4th year of specialist seminar for catalogers of libraries 4th Eastern Slovak KatWork
  • 5th October – is signed a Contract for work no. SVKPO-16/2012 for the construction of building with the winner of public tender company DAG SLOVAKIA Ltd. Prešov and thereby begins five-year reconstruction of the library’s premises at Námestie mládeže street No. 4 acquired for implementation of the national project totaling 194 000 €
  • 10th-14th September library commemorates the 60th anniversary of its foundation by the implementation of professional and social events, for example the photographic exhibition of the American national parks Amazing USA by the Slovak photographer Filip Kulisev, scientific conference Dejiny knižnej kultúry III (The History of Book culture III), exhibition Editorial activities of the State Scientific Library in Prešov 1952-2012, solemn academy and theatre performance, the presentation and christening of publication Pamätná kniha mesta Prešov I-III (Memorable book of Prešov I-III), doors open day for public
  • three-year project The Oldest Chronicle of Prešov – The Memorable Book of Prešov resulting in 3-bound issue of facsimile manuscript of the oldest chronicle of the city written by Prešov chronicler Belo Klein-Tesnoskalský which is enriched with the historical-critical analysis, notes, comments and scientific studies mapping specific historical periods of Prešov
  • within the implementation of the project SSL Property Repair Solutions, 99 Hlavná street, Prešov – rear wing library provides for complete repairs of sanitary facilities, replacement of windows, flooring tiles (bibliographic department) and fire doors totaling 25 000 €
  • 23th February – Contract for the provision of the non-repayable contribution for the implementation of the national project Documentary and information center of the Romani Culture in approved amount of 1 913 406,46 € is signed with the Government Office of the Slovak Republic as the Managing authority for the Operational programme Information Society
  • library submits the four-year project the Implementation of the RFID technology in Library the aim of which is more effective providing of the lending services and simultaneously more effective protection of the library collection by introducing modern library technologies based on radio frequency identification of documents such as self-service circulation desk, self-service return automatic machine with sorting line, detection gates, initializing stations, inventory unit, etc.
  • pursuant to the Government resolution no. 1380 dated 8th December 2002 and in compliance with the Founding Charter of SSL library enters into a Contract for 2012 with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic to provide public services and implementation of the library activities/activities under the projects Library Activity, Editorial and publishing activity, Research activities and Management and operation 

2011

  • 9th September – library realizes the presentation and christening of the personal bibliography Kveta a Jozef Stražanovci dedicated to the married couple, long-time members of drama of the Theatre Jonáš Záborský in Prešov
  • considering the disrepair in the summer library implements reconstruction of the stokeholds in both administrative operations of the State Scientific Library – at Hlavná street No. 99 and Námestie mládeže street No. 1 totaling 99 000 €
  • 26th June – in the cooperation with the Slovak National Library in Martin library organizes the 3rd year of specialist seminar for catalogers of libraries 3rd Eastern Slovak KatWork
  • library submits to its founder a suggestion of public work “Central library stock” to build a single stock for storing the entire library collection as an alternative to suspension of the design works for the construction of purpose-built building
  • in March library is entrusted by the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic with the preparation and implementation of the national project OPIS PO 2 named Documentary and Information Centre of the Roma Culture and on November 4th library submits an application for nonreturnable grants for professional evaluation and approval of this grants totaling 1 924 000,00 €
  • 30th March – library organizes 3rd year of specialist seminar Christian culture and its place in the history of Eastern Slovakia
  • library terminates the project Retroconversion of library collection of the State Scientific Library, thereby the processing of catalogue cards is finished and the records of library documents are available through the online catalogue. Then library submits a three-year project Retroconversion of library collection of the State Scientific Library – II. Phase for processing of the last documents in the volume of 60 000 bounds which are not recorded in online catalogue yet
  • pursuant to the Government resolution no. 1380 dated 8th December 2002 and in compliance with the Founding Charter of SSL library enters into a Contract for 2011 with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic to provide public services and implementation of the library activities.  

2010

  • in the cooperation with Slovak National Library in Martin library organizes the 2nd year of specialist seminar for catalogers of libraries 2nd Eastern Slovak KatWork
  • on the 6th October library signs Purchase agreement about transfer of property ownership with TORY Real a.s. Prešov to properties at Námestie mládeže street No. 4 totaling 406 000 € for implementation of the national project Documentary and Information Centre of the Romani Culture
  • within the priority project Solving of the building repairs totaling 100 000 € - complete replacement of flooring and facade repair in the building at Námestie mládeže street No. 1, reconstruction of the foundations of the national cultural monument manor house Záborské and replacement of the windows and doors as well as facade repairs of the rear wing at Hlavná street No. 99
  • library begins with the implementation of three-year project of issuing facsimile manuscript of the oldest chronicle of Prešov under the title “Pamätná kniha mesta Prešov” (“Memorable book of Prešov”) as the image of the town’s history captured by historian, translator and publicist Belo Klein-Tesnoskalský, the original manuscript is located in the Record Office Prešov – branch office Prešov
  • during the Week of Slovak libraries library organizes 2nd year of professional seminar focused on the research of spiritual and literary culture in the medieval and modern period titled Kresťanská kultúra a jej miesto v dejinách Prešova (Christian culture and its place in the history of Prešov)
  • dated 19th February 2010, Decision to change the Certificate of foundation charter is issued and it is a base for the preparing of the implementation of the national projects funded within the Operational programme “Information Society”, Priority axis 2 Development and renewal of the national infrastructure of repository institutions. Library acquires the building located at Námestie mládeže street No. 4 Prešov for realization of the national projects 

2009

  • considering the positive responses to the realization of the zeroth year in 2008 , in the cooperation with Slovak National Library in Martin library organizes the 1st year of specialist seminar for catalogers 1st Eastern Slovak KatWork. Thereby library starts a tradition of professional librarian events in the area of cataloguing.
  • two-year project is finished and library issues publication Imagines narrantes: knižná grafika 16. storočia v historických knižniciach Prešova (Imagines narrantes: Book graphics of 16th century in the historic libraries of Prešov)
  • the project of authentication, authorization and access management is implemented and library introduces so-called “library passport” as the identification card for users of SSL in the form of contactless smart card
  • library implements complete wiring reconstruction in the premises on the Hlavná street No. 99 – front wing as a measure to eliminate the state of disrepair
  • complete replacement of windows and entrance doors in the premises of Department of library-information services at Námestie mládeže street No. 1 and facade repair at Hlavná street No. 99 – rear wing (staff entrance from Jarková street)

2008

  • organized workshop by The Spiritual richness of eastern Slovakia - book culture
  • signed a agreement about international exchange of the documents with the National Library of Belarus
  • terminating the national project - subproject SSC and opens Information-science center for entrepreneurs

2007

  • supported by The Ministry of Culture of SR organized an international conference Personalities Russian and Ukrainian emigration in eastern Slovakia in the 55th anniversary of the library
  • signed a contract with the Slovak National Library in Martin on the implementation of the national project - subproject SSC and begins with an extensive reconstruction of the posterior tract of the building at Hlavná street No. 99

2006

  • the beginning of the operation of Slavic Study room
  • invitation and implementation of a contest for ideological architectural design the new building of The State Scientific Library in Prešov
  • the beginning with the implementation of a 5-year project „Retrokonverzia knižničného fondu“ - process of cataloging records to the library-information system
  • organized special seminar „Historical newspapers and magazines of Presov provenance. Presov printers and publishers of 17th to 21st century“

2005

  • Cooperation with University Library in Užhorod and Užhorod State University.
  • under cooperation agreements with the Slovak National Library in Martin implement library-information system Virtua and all modules of the new system
  • investment project by building a new building of The State Scientific Library for inclusion in the Development Program for Public Works priorities for 2006-2008, which is a government resolution No. 550 of 13th July 
  • supported by The Ministry of Culture reconstructs part in the building at the Hlavná 99 and established Slavic Study, education center and library department of conservation and restoration of documents

2004

  • cooperation with the Slavic Library at The National Library in Prague, library Institute for Contemporary History in Prague and a library of the Institute of International Relations in Prague  using Virtua - library-information system and cooperation in project KIS3G with the Slovak National Library in Martin
  • realized a study about new building of library on the land allocated to streets interface V. Clementisa and Matica slovenská
  • as 1 of 11 players participating in the preparation of the national project „Vytvorenie siete s informačným prepojením vedeckých, akademických a špeciálnych knižníc vrátane ich modenizácie“, which is submitted to The Ministry of Economy with the application of non-repayable financial contribution under the Sectoral Operational Program „Industry and Services“

2003

  • implementing a project of modernization of study rooms and library-reading room in Námestie mládeže 1 with connecting all of library to the Internet through a network of government Govnet
  • cooperating with Industrial property Office of Slovak republic in Banská Bystrica and opening its information place.

2002

  • 1st April – library is administrated by the Ministry of Culture of Slovak republic.
  • Opening the study room for special documents.

2001

  • beginning cooperation with the Goethe Institute in Bratislava and establishing Advisory center for German language teaching
  • Establishing of Information place of The Council of Europe of Information place in Prešov
  • supported by a grant Open Society Foundation and The Ministry of Culture establishes a microwave connection to the Internet and open Database Study Room
  • signed a cooperation agreement for the Union Catalog of periodicals of the SR with University Library in Bratislava

2000

  • Library si renamed again to "The State Scientific Library" (Štátna vedecká knižnica)

1998

  • the librarys website is open and set up a dial-up Internet access with a single access point for users

1997

  • 1st January – library is administrated directly by the Krajský úrad Prešov
  • Library assignments of methodological center for libraries Prešov Region

1996

  • Changed its name to "Regional public library"
  • Library moves a department of library-information services to the building in Námestie mládeže 1

1995

  • the Library signed an agreement on the issue of returning funds to the Evangelical Church in and the Greek Catholic Church and signed amendment to the agreement on access to the SSC and its historical fund processing
  • returned historical fund to Diocesan Library Greek Catholic Church in Slovakia by the signing an agreement on the issue of things

1994 

  • 20th April - the founder of a new issue outset

1993

  • Compurised system of loans begins.

1992

  • continued automation of library processes - regional electronic processing, Ruthenian-Ukrainian and Pedagogical bibliography begins

1991

  • Library has acquired the right to a mandatory copy of Czech book production
  • 15th September - the founder of new social and political conditions issuing the new statute which the universal library becomes library science with a specialization in pedagogy, psychology, literary science, fine arts, Ruthenian-Ukrainian and regional literature
  • The beginning of electronic databases

1990 

  • Library moved Lutheran College buildings after 37 years
  • Library has acquired the right to a mandatory copy of Slovak book production
  • made a revision of historical resources of Collegial library and begins a catalog of its historical book funds

1984

  • The library functions as national coordinating organization for Slavonic issues.

1983

  • 1st November - founder issued a new statute for libraries

1982

  • establishing of reading room

1976

  • four departments of libraries are moving to renovated space at Hlavná 99

1975

  • purchased the historic manor house in the village Záborské for the establishment of deposit to save the library's fund

1974

  • purchased two buildings in the urban reserve on Hlavná 99 for operate and saved the library's collection and library begins with the reconstruction

1970

  • Library passes to direct management of The Ministry of Culture SSR and issued a new memorandum and the new status of the library
  • begins with building a catalog of periodicals

1967

  • July - Library is separated from the State Scientific Library in Košice, again becomes an independent institution
  • founder issued a new statute for the State Scientific Library in Prešov

1961

  • Library is responsible for the management of church history library - collegial and Evangelical Church Libraries in Prešov and the Diocesan libraries in the Presov Greek Catholic Church

1960

  • August - by order of the Krajský národný výbor Košice is canceled State scientific library and creating the State Scientific Library in Košice, workplace Prešov

1956

  • The beginning of bibliographical activities
  • The beginning of processing historical documents in Prešov

1954

  • Library was renamed to "The State Scientific Library" and moved to the historic Evangelical Collegium

1953

  • 1st January – library available spaces for the public in the historial building in Palác Klobušických in Hlavná 22
  • It starts to build a systematic and author catalog

1952

  • 1st September - there is a State Library of study covered by the Krajský národný výbor v Prešove
  • There were 3 departments: the Department of acquisitions, cataloging department and department of public relations
     

 



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