Valvasor Library of Krško
The Valvasor Library (Valvasorjeva knjižnica Krško in Slovene) has been the central library of the Municipality of Krško since 1965. It uses five locations, in addition to the central library and youth department in the Old Town, there are units at Videm, Senovo and Kostanjevica na Krki. Since 1988, the central library has been housed in a former Capuchin monastery.
Through the years, it has become a modern cultural, educational, informational and social centre of its local environment, pursuing the goals of ensuring and providing library activities benefitting all generations.
The Library grants everyone the access to the sources of knowledge and information and plays an active role in the development of modern-day reading culture and informatised society. They foster the development of local studies and thereby the preservation of cultural heritage and traditions of the local environment, actively participating in lifelong learning, organise various activities for children and adults alike, and host cultural events for all generations. In the pursuit of their mission, they work with educational and other institutions, associations and organisations in the local milieu and further afield. The Valvasor Library of Krško is among the most frequented cultural institutions in the Municipality, it is a meeting place, the ‘living room’ of the town and as such indispensable while being very popular with its users.