Book Graphics Center

Šiauliai County PovilasVišinskis Public Library is the largest library of North Lithuania, providing innovative services, meeting informational, educational and cultural needs of population of the region. It is the centre of research, methodology, regional studies, and information of regional public libraries.

The library has been fostering the continuity of ex libris traditions in Lithuania and has been actively promoting the activities related to bookplates for several decades.

There is Book Graphics Centre (BGC) in the library. Its aim is to promote the art of book, develop exhibition, educational and publishing activities. The centre collects and stores information about the history and development of ex libris, investigates ex libris as the object of cultural heritage and artwork, organizes various events to introduce the public with bookplates, their creators and collectors, stores bookplates, that have artistic value, donated to the library. The collection of bookplates is preserved in the Ex Libris Fund of Gerardas Bagdonavičius.

BGC Coordinator
Asta Kaktytė
Phone: (8 41) 42 05 10
Email: knygosgrafika@savb.lt
Curator of Exhibitions
Vaidotas Janulis
Phone: 8 687 299 45
Email: kgc.vaidas@savb.lt
Educator
Lolita Braza
Phone: (8 41) 42 05 10
Email: kgc.lolita@savb.lt
Layout Designer
Vaiva Kovieraitė-Trumpė
Email: kgc.vaiva@savb.lt