Creative Spaces

Are you looking for suitable conditions to realise your musical ideas? Would you like to release a music album or present to a friend an audio book recorded with your own voice? Visit the sound recording studio in the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania.

Our professionally equipped studio offers high-quality specialised services of the music industries. The studio is equipped to create 5.1 surround sound; here, you can record piano music with our new Yamaha C3X piano. Sound director will edit your recordings according to your needs, mix and prepare them for release.

Services  Prices, VAT excluded:
Sound recording service Calculated depending on individual needs
Sound editing service 1 hour: EUR 20.65
Sound mixing service 1 hour: EUR 20.65


You can order the service by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in the National Library at the registration and information desk (1st floor) or the Music and Visual Arts Reading Room.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 509.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8677 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

Cinema has an extraordinary power to draw a person into the created world. Spending a few hours in a good movie allows us to rest and forget the daily cares as well as get some creative inspiration and wisdom. The Cinema of the National Library provides all conditions for this hobby to take root and become a space for your meaningful leisure or work. 

The Cinema is open to both the regular visitors and professional or beginner film makers. You are welcome to book the Cinema and watch the videos available in the collections of the National Library and participate in recreational events, educational programmes and creative workshops. It is an excellent space for organizing chamber movie nights, film retrospectives, educational events about cinema, competitions for cinema fans, animation festivals and meetings with film makers. We encourage film directors to organize presentations of their movies and cinema fan communities – movie watching sessions, discussions and meetings. We will keep entertaining you with new film initiatives and thematic movie nights as well as meetings with film directors, artists, actors, scriptwriters and operators.

The hall has 24 seats, but up to 40 viewers may be accommodated, if necessary. The hall is equipped with a projector and screen, 7.1 surround sound system. Movies may be played from a Blu-Ray player or other digital storage media.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 507.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8677 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

The atmosphere in the Art Lab makes it possible to leave the usual surroundings and routine behind, offering opportunities to release creative energy, share one’s art with others and discover art created by them. We use this space to organise meetings with artists, professionals of art history, theory and criticism, educators, curators, culture managers, publishers and other specialists of different fields of culture. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in diverse cultural exchange and enjoy first-hand creative experience. We encourage you not only to participate, but to initiate these activities as well.

The space will be used for:

  • Book presentations;
  • Thematic lectures and/or cycles of such lectures;
  • Meetings, discussions, seminars;
  • Presentations and discussions about the city’s cultural events and phenomena.

We are open to people with different experience levels, backgrounds and age groups, professional artists and amateurs, educators in the field of art, art therapists, young people who are part of the academia – everyone willing to learn more about the world of art and discover and develop their creative powers.

We seek to create favourable environment for your creative expression making it possible to discover both traditional and contemporary cultural phenomena, expand the limits of perception and communicate. We hope that the art space will become a unique place to learn and serve as a source of creative inspiration for many of its visitors.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 535.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8695 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

The Music Lab is open to all visitors of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania who play, write or wish to learn more about music. The space is designed for rehearsals, creative and educational meetings, experience sharing and musical improvisations individually or with friends. We are planning to organise thematic meetings, lessons and lectures here, introduce new publications on music and hold concerts.

Those wishing to improve their skills or simply relax playing music with friends are welcome to bring their own instruments (acoustic, electric guitars, other string instruments, synthesizers, small percussion instruments, etc.). The space can be used to record and replay your own rehearsals; here, you can use the National Library’s collection of electronic dance music and sheet music as well as literature on music theory and history.

The Music Lab offers:

  • A computer;
  • 2 computer speakers (Mackie CR4);
  • 2 guitar cubes (Laney IRT30-112);
  • 1 bass cube (TC Electronic BG250);
  • 3 guitar stands;
  • 2 sheet music stands.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 536.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8677, (+370) 647 90005 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Exhibitions

19 July 2018 – 23 September 2018
The exhibition “Memento Mori”