Book Graphics Center

Ask for information:
Roma Baristaitė
Tel. (8 41) 37 17 33
Email: r.baristaite@savb.lt

Šiauliai County PovilasVišinskis Public 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.