A video presentation of the spaces and services offered by the library and a tribute to its directors were given with a concert. This morning concluded the events of the 175th anniversary of the Girona Public Library Carles Rahola, which were held around the world in 2023. From September 2023 to January 2024, a series of special activities dedicated For reading, books and libraries.
According to officials, the anniversary celebration wanted and wants to be an acknowledgment of the importance and role of the public library in our community, as well as “thank you to all the people, users, workers and institutions that make this library world-class.” Service of access to possible knowledge, culture and information.
The closing ceremony was held in the Enrique Miramble Hall and was attended by Josep Vives, General Director of Cultural Promotion and Libraries; Maria Ángeles Prat, current director of the library; Kim Ayat, culture advisor at the city council; Maite Teixes, Girona Provincial Council Member; and Maria José Galvez, Director General of Book Promotion and Reading at the Ministry of Culture.
After a video presentation of the spaces and services offered by the library and a short tour of its history by Carme Reinedo, co-author of the book “Door to Culture and Knowledge: Girona Public Library 175 Years”, there was a tribute to the female conductors who made the space available and a concert by Maite Mir and Gina Rainer, With a collection of arias and duets from some of the most famous operas.