Today, on September 9, in regional universal scientific library of A. Gmyryov passed meeting of public council concerning culture at the head of the regional state administration. At meeting additions to the cultural development program "Rural library" in the Nikolaev area for 2008-2010 were discussed.
At a meeting there was a deputy head of the regional state administration Vladimir Lusta, the head of department of culture of the regional state administration Mikhail Dimitrov and leading experts of the field of education and culture.
At the beginning of meeting Vladimir Lusta told present about the priority directions of improvement of activity of rural libraries of the Nikolaev area. According to the deputy governor, one of prime tasks today is improvement of conditions of library service in rural areas and carrying out repair work of establishments of education, and also the organization of professional education of employees of rural libraries.
The director of regional universal scientific library Nadezhda Bogza noted that the program "Rural Library" has to help with the solution of urgent questions of educational institutions of area, in particular and libraries. Nadezhda Fyodorovna paid attention of participants of meeting to criticality of a state financially - technical base of libraries on the Nikolaev area as 44% of rural libraries need under repair, and in 72% of establishments it is necessary to restore or change heating system. It is also necessary to provide rural libraries with modern technologies, after all only in 9 libraries there are computers. According to the director of library, full financing of one library requires approximately 53 thousand UAH a year.
Vladimir Lusta at the end of meeting assured all present that the opinion of professionals will be surely considered by consideration of questions by deputies of regional council.
Reference: The program "Rural Library" provides stage-by-stage realization of the put tasks in each region of the Nikolaev area.The general budget of this program for 2009-2011 makes about 64 million UAH. It is supposed that thanks to this program, each villager will be able to use services of technologically updated libraries.