About us

the branch of kishinau municipal library B.P. HASDEU

Principal officer-Anna Batsmanova

4 Doga E. Kishinau 2005, PM
Phones:+373(22)241203; (022) 221502
Fax: +373(22)224814
e-mail: mangher@hasdeu.md

Ytzik Manger Jewish Library was opened in 1991, February, 4. The Library offers its services to about 8000 persons per year, the number of visits are more then 135 000 per year. The Library collection numbers more then 50 000 units in Yiddish,Hebrew,Romanian,Russian,English, etc. Over the years the Library-Cultural Centre was visited by the guests from many countries of the world: USA,Israel,Russia,Brasil,Peru,France,Japan,Argentina,Romania,Ucraine,Georgia and so on.Three volumes of the book „The Library’s guests” tell us about it.
From the very moment of its opening the Library colaborates actively with the different social organizations and funds: Soros Faundation, American Jewish Joint Distribution Сomittee(JDC), Alliance Francaise de Moldavie,International Women Club, Embassy of the United States, Embassy of Germany, Swiss Company ”Jewish Cultural Heritage in Europe”, Jewish Congress, individuals and benefactors.
Mangher Libray-Cultural Centre’s mission is to provide free access to informational resources, to create the conditions for keeping and retranslation of documentary memory of Jewish people; to provide library services, aimed at organization and functioning of Jewish Informational; to offer a wide range of educational and cultural programs aimed at developing of Jewish culture in Moldova and establishing of the relationships between Jews and other ethnic groups which live in our Republic.

девочка и библиотека
Free access to Library collection for all reader categories;
Service in reading-rooms and books lending;
Organizing of the books exhibitions and cultural events;
The electronic catalog about Jewish studies the blog named ”Ebraika”, issue activities;
Bibliographical activities: compilation of the calendar „Jews in World Culture and History. Memorials.”; bibliographies, bio-bibliographies, booklets, bookmarks;
Bibliographical service of the readers: lectures,conversations,reviews;
Children service in the kindergartens, schools, lyceums, boardings; biblio- therapeutic service of readers with disabilities;
Annual Jewish Book Festival;
Participation in citywide activities

14_летний лагерьIn 1995 Manger Library got the status of Cultural Centre. So, the Library-Cultural Centre develops and introduces non-traditional forms of activities, such as:

Jews’ of Moldova Heritage Museum;
The program “A book for each family”;
The program “Jewish Kishinau” (individual, group and virtual tours and lectures)
Spiritual Adaptation Centre for children with disabilities;
Informational Legal Eduaction Centre for teens
Summer Creative Children Camp;
Arts studio „Gashraa”;
Children ceramic studio;
Jewish dance ensemble “Makor”;
Children theatre “Arlekin”;
Vocal ensemble „Halom”;
Odessa-city club;
Jewish artists club;
„Tovarish gitara”( „Fellow guitar”) bard club;
“Cognition” club;
Spoken English club;
Chess school;

Service section:
Adults subscription
Children’s book section


Foreign languages section
Rare books section
Informational-Bibliographic section
The section of aquisition andprocessing of Jewish literature


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