Austrian Library Service

_biblio_logo_rgbThe Austrian Library Service (Österreichisches Bibliothekswerk), located in Salzburg, is an umbrella organisation of 1.360 libraries (public libraries, school libraries, special libraries). We offer consulting, advanced education, representation, initiatives in the field of reading promotion and social cohesion as well as innovative digital services and publications.

Our activities are supported by a wide network of partner organisations and about 7.000 volunteers. We are operating one of the leading databases of book reviews in Europe ( / 60.000 reviews of 24 magazines) and a national bookstart project ( Our main purpose is to establish public libraries as vivid meeting points and learning places.

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Österreichisches Bibliothekswerk

Elisabethstraße 10, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
T: +43/(0)662/881866