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        Central City Children’s library by the name of A.P. Gaidar is one of the oldest  libraries for children in Moscow. It was founded in 1934 based on a personal library collection of a famous Russian historian Vasiliy Osipovich Kluchevskiy (1841-1911).
        In 1965 the Central City Children's library was named by A.P. Gaidar (1904-1941), the author of such significant children books as "Школа" ("School", 1930), "Судьба барабанщика" ("Drummer's Fate", 1939), "Тимур и его команда"  ("Timur and his Squad ",1940) and of many others.
        At present the Central City Children's library by the name of A.P. Gaidar is situated in a picturesque historical part of Moscow on the Muhina Hill on the bank of the Moskva-river. Readers of this library are Moscow children and teenagers under 16 years, as well as teachers, parents and experts in the sphere of children's reading. The library is visited by 132000 readers.
        By the 1 of January 2008 the library fund contained 260000 volumes, 412 appelations of newspapers and magazines and 3124 such information repositories as CD, video- and audio-tapes.
       The lending-department and specialized reading-rooms are opened at readers' disposal as, for instance:
Sitting-Room - various holidays are organized as well as meetings with famous writers, artists and actors. Teenagers go there to have a good time, watch DVDs or listen to music;
Room of Creative Work and Leisure-time - the lessons of different study groups and clubs take place here, various exhibitions are organized and the artists' studio has it's working hours;
Information Room - there are lot of encyclopedic and inquiries editions. Readers go there to get the most versatile information in different fields of knowledge. Our library offers here free access to Internet, educational programs and games.
          During it's long history the library was attended by a great number of readers; the peculiar atmosphere of openness, benevolence and intelligibility is created and supported here.

           Central City Children’s library by the name of A.P. Gaidar carries out the methodical guidance of  Moscow children's libraries. It is also a creative laboratory, where various research programs and projects take place, also this library is the place where issues of children's reading and children's litterature are studied and where the experience of this research is analysed.

The library is situated:
Rostovskaya naberezhnaya,5
Tel./fax 8(499)248-64-64

Opening hours:
10.00-21.00 from Tuesday to Saturday
10.00-20.00 on Sundays
On Mondays is closed.
Each last  Tuesday of a month the library is closed.

Tatyana Kalashnikova
Tel: 8 495 637 14 90

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Центральная городская детская библиотека им А.П. Гайдара
dt посетителей: 17269777