Readings that come and go 'a new service that will bring many books to all corners of Lorca]
Readers will be able to participate in the selection of topics that they would like to be part of this collection only by filling in the forms of suggestions for new acquisitions.
The Councilor for Education of the City of Lorca, Antonia Pérez, presented this morning the program "Itinerants, readings that come and go", a new service launched by the Library Network of Lorca with the aim of bringing reading to all the corners of the city.
Antonia Perez has detailed that it is "a circulating loan service of collections for the entire Municipal Library Network of Lorca with the aim of optimizing acquisitions as much as possible, and thus offering our branches libraries more dynamic and up-to-date collections".
They are attractive selections that will travel in suitcases and will reside temporarily in the libraries, three months in the case of collections of books and two months the copies in other formats.
Specifically, the councilor explained that "the service we inaugurate with deiciséis suitcases and two others that are in development and, within them, we can find documents of the same gender, other times they will be linked by the theme or age of the public to which are directed. "
Pérez Segura specified that most of the books are dedicated to children and young people with "collections like Baby on Board and Step by Step, especially for babies, Dinos Grrrrr! Which includes animated films, illustrated albums or games about the theme of the dinosaurs, also Eureka !, a collection of knowledge books for first readers, and the suitcase for adults will have a selection of the best historical novels ".
In addition, the mayor reported that "each reader can be borrowed, at the same time, two books and two documents in other formats such as CD, CD-ROM or DVD" and also the duration of the loan of books "that will be 15 days, renewable for another 15, while documents in other formats will be given a week without the possibility of renewal. "
The Councilor for Education has also highlighted one of the most striking features of the initiative and is that "readers who so wish may participate in the selection of topics that they would like to be part of this collection only by filling in the forms of suggestions for new acquisitions. "
Pérez Segura has indicated that this collection of "traveling books" will be located in a prominent place in the library, it will also be easy to locate since there will be a distinctive service poster and a special orange label to make it easier to identify the books .
"This is an initiative that emphasizes the importance of reading and aims to facilitate access to books for citizens," said Antonia Pérez, "a measure that brings a large number of copies to the Library Network that extends far and wide. of all the municipal district of Lorca, one more bet for the equality of opportunities, of infrastructures and of services in all the points of Lorca, that the citizens of the 38 districts have the same rights as the inhabitants of the urban area of â€‹â€‹the city and , therefore, we will implement measures and policies that end with the 12 years of oblivion that these Lorca and Lorca have suffered unfairly.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca