Serbia:Stamp on 75 Years of National and University Library

\"\"On November 25th in 1935 on the session of the Committee for the establishment of the National Library, conclusion was made that in Banjaluka will be established the National Library of King Peter I the Great Liberator.Administration of the Chamber of King Peter I provided the necessary facilities for the library. Society Prosvjeta and Serbian library in Banja Luka were put at the disposal of a substantial number of books, and in addition Real Gymnasium in Banja Luka some private citizens have given some books.

In the premises of King Peter the Great Liberator, on April 26th 1936 in a very solemn way was opened the National Library of King Peter the Great Liberator. In Banja Luka, as well as across the Vrbas Banovina not previously been any public library.By the decision of Serbian Government in December 7th 1999, the National and University Library of the Republic of Srpska ”Petar Kocic” was renamed in the National and University Library of the Republic of Srpska.

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