Library Day of Kyrgyzstan (27/05)

Taking into account the great contribution of the libraries of Kyrgyzstan to the development of education, science, culture, information of the republic and the need to further enhance their role in society, May 27 was declared the Day of libraries in Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyzstandyn kitepkanalar kunu) by the Decree of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic No. 308 dated June 17, 2008.

For the first time in 2009, more than 2.5 thousand library workers celebrated their professional holiday, of which 88% were women.

This date is dedicated to the opening day on May 27, 1902 in Kyrgyzstan of the first public library.