In Tatarstan, in 2020, it is planned to modernize one district and two rural libraries with total funding of 20 million rubles. The work is carried out as part of the national project ‘Culture’. It is planned to open all these libraries by October 1, KazanFirst reported.
When developing projects for the modernization of libraries, the opinion of residents and modern requirements for the design of public interiors were taken into account. In particular, bookshelves are equipped with casters, which will give an opportunity to transform the space in the premises. If necessary, the shelves can be easily moved and thus organize free areas for various events.
It is specified that special equipment for people with disabilities is also provided, namely monoblocks with specialized speech synthesis software, electronic video magnifiers, backlit magnifiers, a specialized keyboard, radio systems for the hearing impaired, and speech therapy simulators. It is also noted that repair work has now been completed at all facilities.