The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports made a grant of 59,500 euros to the city of Alhama de Murcia aimed at improvements in the Public Library.
As a result, he claimed this morning the mayor of Culture, Jesus Basauri, many public library services will be improved.
On the one hand, staff offices have been established on the first floor of the old Plaza Cultural Center, in particular, facing the door, always closed so far and from now on will be the main gateway to the site .
This will not only officials who are closest to citizens and better located, but the entrance to disabilities.
Moreover, the study hall will be expanded.
Until now the entrance to the building was located through a side door, entrance located next to the study room.
This entry will become part of the study hall.
As pointed Basauri the study hall of the Cultural Center Plaza Vieja is now too small and needed to expand their space.
With the new renovation of the building, the room, which until now had 15 seats, will be expanded exactly twice.
The entrance adjacent to the room will become part of it with the right furniture and other necessary commodities.
He will also be replaced and furniture in the reading room of the children's library.
It should be noted that the present back to 1974 so, with 34 years to his back is in need of a renovation.
Will also make changes to the furniture in the room of adults, although more modern (1992) also has damage that requires a change.
Moreover, in this room furniture will be installed to house the DVD and CD of the bibliographical.
But perhaps the most impressive upgrade is the installation of software, the Absys, which is used in the Regional Library, which will have a comprehensive record of library holdings.
Furthermore, this new system, users have a personalized card that can be used in any library in the region where the computer system is implemented.
For this work can be developed, it is necessary to develop an inventory and catalog work.
Therefore, the company has hired Novadox who, it is estimated, carry out all work in about a month.
Finally, the Councillor for Culture, Jesus Basauri noted that the work in the library not just with these important improvements were already planned but other actions as the renewal of computer equipment and installation of air conditioning and heating in the main room the library.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Murcia