130 Years of Existence
THE NATIONAL PEDAGOGICAL LIBRARY “I.C. PETRESCU”
YEARS OF EXISTENCE
1880 – 2010
– December 8th,
between 10.00 and 16.00
National Pedagogical Library “I.C. Petrescu” was founded on
1880, together with the Superior Normal School of Bucharest.
Pedagogical Library mainly serves teachers and researches, pupils and
students, benefiting from
the richest collection of publications from the pedagogical and
education sciences field.
In its stock,
which reaches the amount
of half a million volumes from all fields
of knowledge, are included collections
which belonged to some famous education and cultural
institutions, as well as to the libraries of some great public
National Pedagogical Library “I.C. Petrescu” is a specialised
library, of public law, of national importance, with legal
personality, being subordinated to the Ministry of Education,
Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport
and it represents a methodological forum for
school libraries and the libraries of the
houses of the didactic corpus from
Romania. The Pedagogical Library edits special publications which
support the education, bibliographies, biographies
of Romanian teachers and anthologies
from the field of specialized
time, the National Pedagogical Library “I.C. Petrescu” has
developed numerous partnerships and projects with similar
institutions, as well as with other education and cultural
institutions, research institutes, embassies, having a major role in
the development of the pre-university education, and not only. The
Information Resource Centre “American Corner” Bucharest, hosted
by the Pedagogical Library, also marks, on this occasion, the
celebration of 10 years of Romanian-American friendship, while the
“Indian Library” celebrates 10 years of existence.
Pedagogical Library hosts the only
Pedagogical Museum in
the country, which celebrates a century of existence. The
Pedagogical Library is also celebrating half a century of carrying on
its activity in the villa of the
illustrious lawyer, Istrate Micescu, an
architectural jewel bearing the mark of the artist Cristofor Cerchez.
Great personalities have entered
of knowledge, leaving a mark of their passage in the Book of Honour.
Opening speech from the authorities and some representatives from the field of education and culture.
Scientific communication session by personalities from the field of pedagogy and education sciences.
Book and painting exhibitions, a.s.o.
The anniversary will take place at the National Pedagogical Library "I.C. Petrescu" headquarters (near Cișmigiu Park), in "Istrate Micescu" Hall and in the downstairs hall.
by: Mihaela Eliza Sora and Elena-Andreea Armă
MTTLC, Bucharest University