On the basis of city library - branch No. 18 TsBS for the adults, located in the center of the Ship district of Nikolaev (manager Olga Yasko), the ceremonial opening of constantly operating local history information center "Kray" took place. Its main goal - studying and promoting of data on history and culture of the native land.
During the holiday the information reference book "35 years with Ship was presented: the area and its people" in which names of known people of the region are provided, historical information about the Ship area, it socially - the economic characteristic, the sociocultural card, information on administration of the Ship area, and also a legend, poetry, ceremonies and traditions, a literature bibliography, the list of sites about the area.
The reference book extends free of charge among pupils of schools, inhabitants of the area, readers of library. Also it was presented documentary - the illustrative exhibition "In History Take Us, Ship Edge" about all historical periods of development of the area. Materials for an exhibition are provided by regional state archive of the Nikolaev area, the Nikolaev museum of local lore, and also old residents of the Ship area.
At opening there were a head of Ship administration Vladimir Ustenko, his deputies, the director of the Central city library of Krapivnitsky Tatyana Tverdaya, the well-known people of the Ship area, volunteers, pupils of schools and readers of library.