Paid services

The services described are available in the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Gedimino 51, Vilnius, unless the Location field indicates otherwise.

  • Issue of reader’s cards
Location
The main information desk (2nd floor)
Procedure

In order to obtain a reader’s card, please present an identity document.

To get a discount applicable to students, schoolchildren, pensioners or the disabled, please present the appropriate document (student card, pensioner’s or disabled person’s card).

The applicant is required to fill in and sign a registration card.

Price, EUR

Reader’s card – EUR 3.00

Discount of 50% applies to (EUR 1.50):
• Students of higher and further education institutions, colleges, etc.
• Schoolchildren over 16
• pensioners
• the disabled

Pre-school children and schoolchildren under 16: EUR 0.60

School-age orphans and children from children’s homes: free of charge

 
Location Portal www.ibiblioteka.lt 
Procedure Once you order a reader’s card at www.ibiblioteka.lt, it will be mailed to the address indicated in the order form. You can also collect your reader’s card in the National Library.
Price, EUR

• When collecting in the library: EUR 1.20
• When mailed: EUR 1.70

 
Location

Palanga Summer Reading Room (Vytauto 72, Palanga)

Procedure

A reader’s card is valid for 10 days.

In order to obtain a reader’s card, please present an identity document.

To get a discount applicable to students, schoolchildren, pensioners or the disabled, please present the appropriate document (student card, pensioner’s or disabled person’s card).

Price, EUR

• Visitors of the Reading Room: EUR 1.00
• Pre-school children, schoolchildren, school-age orphans, children from children’s homes: free of charge
Discount of 50% applies to:
• pensioners
• the disabled


  • Photocopying, printing, and scanning of text/visual documents*
Photocopying documents from microforms
Location Media Reading Room (2nd floor)
Procedure

Documents are photocopied by a Reading Room employee.

Copies are issued once payment for the services has been made.

Price, EUR • A4 size: EUR 0.06 
Self-service photocopying, printing, scanning
Location

The main information desk (2nd floor): registration of users, issue of PIN codes and adding funds to the virtual account

Self-service machines: 1st, 2nd ir 3rd floor

Procedure

Photocopying, printing, and scanning services are provided using multifunctional self-service machines. A virtual account is created so that a user can use them.

The services are available to registered library users who can connect to the machines using their reader’s card ID (scanned by magnetic card readers), while guests can connect with PIN codes.

Price, EUR

Black and white copies:
• A4 size: EUR 0.06
• A3 size: EUR 0.12
Colour copies:
• A4 size: EUR 0.12
• A3 size: EUR 0.24
Scanning:
• A4, A3 size: free of charge

Photocopying and scanning, where the service is provided by library staff
Location The main information desk (2nd floor)
Procedure

The deadline is agreed on individually.

The services are provided once payment has been made.

Price, EUR

Photocopying:
• A4 size: EUR 0.10
Scanning:
• A4, A3 size: EUR 0.05

Scanning of rare, unique documents
Location Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room (5th floor)
Procedure

To ensure protection against the adverse physical effects, restored documents, old books, photo-documents, manuscript documents, old periodicals published/written before the 19th century (inclusive) may be digitised only.

Only the documents that are in good condition may be digitised.
The documents are scanned by the employee of the Reading Room and the files are copied to the reader’s storage device.

The services are provided once payment has been made.

Price, EUR

Prices of the digital copies depend on the age of the original document:

• Documents of the 15th–16th century: EUR 6.00
• Documents of the 17th–18th century: EUR 4.00
• Documents of the 19th century: EUR 2.00

* Price per one copy of a page. Photocopying, printing and scanning must be carried out in compliance with the Law on Copyright and Related Rights of the Republic of Lithuania.


  • Copying sound recordings*
Copying sound recordings from digital or analog media (shellac, vinyl records, tapes) to digital media
Location
Music and Visual Arts Reading Room (5th floor)
Procedure

The services are provided in accordance with the Procedure of the Copying Services of Audio Documents.

The services are provided after filling in the application and paying for the services.

Price, EUR

The price depends on the length of the recording being copied.
From digital media to digital media:
• up to 10 minutes: EUR 0.50
• from 11 to 30 minutes: EUR 1.00
• from 31 to 60 minutes: EUR 2.00
• from 61 minutes: EUR 3.50
From analog media to digital media:
• up to 60 minutes: EUR 7,00
• from 61 to 120 minutes: EUR 14.00

* Photocopying, printing and scanning must be consistent with the Law on Copyright and Related Rights of the Republic of Lithuania.


  • Drawing up lists of bibliographic references according to individual queries
Drawing up lists of bibliographic references
Location
Social Sciences Reading Room (3rd floor.), Humanities Reading Room (3rd floor), Music and Visual Arts Reading Room (5th floor)
Procedure

Topic and scope of the list as well as its delivery deadline and form are to be agreed on with the employee of the reading room (department).

The information is collected from resources of the National Library (databases, indexes, card files, bibliographic and other publications, the Internet) or the Library’s databases and those subscribed to by the National Library.

The list is delivered printed on paper or saved to the user’s storage device.

The services are provided once payment has been made.

Price, EUR

Price per 1 bibliographical entry:
• Resources of the National Library: EUR 0.60
• Resources of the National Library’s database and databases subscribed to by the Library: EUR 0.15


  • Internships for specialists in the Library
Internships for specialists
Location
Document Conservation and Restoration Division of Information Resources Department
Procedure

Internships are organised upon receipt of an official letter of the institution sending its employee for internship specifying the purpose, duration, preliminary time of the internship and the name, surname, position and qualification of the trainee.

Having received affirmative reply regarding the internship, the institution issues a guarantee letter for payment to the National Library.

At the end of internship, National Library issues VAT invoice and presents it to the trainee or mails it to the institution.

Price, EUR

Price, VAT excluded:
• one-day internship: EUR 30.00


  • Sending documents from other libraries
Sending documents from Lithuanian libraries
Location
The main information desk (2nd floor)
Procedure

The service is organised via the Interlibrary Lending Department (ILD).

ILD Service Agreements are signed with the ILD (libraries). ILD subscribers pay for the service under an invoice issued by the National Library.

ILD subscribers (readers) pay for the service once the documents are received.

Price, EUR

Sending 1 document: EUR 0.30 + postage costs (postage costs depend on the parcel weight; fees of Lietuvos Paštas (Lithuania Post) apply)

Sending documents from foreign libraries
Location The main information desk (2nd floor)
Procedure

The main information desk (3rd floor)Payments to foreign libraries are made under the issued invoices.

The ordered documents are handed over once payment for the service has been made.

Price, EUR

• Sending a document: EUR 0.30 + postage costs (postage costs depend on the parcel weight; fees of the relevant foreign post offices apply)

• Lending a document from the National Library’s collection to foreign libraries: EUR 8.00

• Photocopying a document/article from the National Library’s collection for foreign libraries (up to 20 pages; A4 size): EUR 8.00

Payment for the services can be made in cash or by IFLA vouchers:
• 1 IFLA voucher: EUR 8.00
• 0.5 IFLA voucher: EUR 4.00

Up to 10 additional pages: 0.5 IFLA voucher.


  • Live broadcasts
Organising live broadcasts
Location
Communication and Marketing Department
Procedure

Orders are accepted by the National Library’s employee organising live broadcasts; orders should be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Agreements are signed with the customers. The topic of the broadcast must be linked to the mission and goals of the National Library.

Live broadcasts take place in Lithuanian public libraries, while recorded material is published on Youtube account of the National Library (and on the Library’s website or social networks, if necessary).

Price, EUR

Price, VAT excluded:
• 1 broadcast: EUR 260.00

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Exhibitions

3 September 2018 – 20 September 2018
Exhibition “The Lighting Memory”
19 July 2018 – 23 September 2018
The exhibition “Memento Mori”
30 July 2018 – 30 September 2018
The photo exhibition „Records in Memory: Recalling moments of the Propylaia restoration“