On the occasion of the anniversary of the “Mihai Eminescu” Central University Library of Iasi, on Monday, November 6th, 2023, in the Aula Magna “Mihai Eminescu” of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi (Carol I Boulevard, no. 11, body A), starting at 11:00, will be presented the partial results of the project “Restoration and rehabilitation of the historical building of the Central University Library of Iasi”, highlighting the progress of the project, the totality of the functionalities provided by its implementation, the stage of the works, together with the new technologies introduced so far.
The Central University Library “Mihai Eminescu” Iasi (BCU Iasi) announces the continuation of the works within the project “Restoration and rehabilitation of the historical monument building of the Central University Library Mihai Eminescu” – no. A3-11/2022, within the State Aid Scheme for the restoration and revitalization of historical monuments, RO-CULTURA Programme, financed by the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021, implemented by BCU Iasi, in partnership with the ROIS (Ready to Open Intercultural Spaces) Association of Iasi.
The objectives of the project are to restore the headquarters of the Central University Library “Mihai Eminescu” Iasi and to enhance the institution’s heritage in order to stimulate local and regional economic and social development by generating new forms of cultural tourism, thus encouraging the general public to discover online or through direct participation, the cultural treasure that BCU Iasi has: manuscripts, incunabula, old and rare books, special collections.
Within the framework of the restoration and rehabilitation project, 19 guided tours have been organised so far, with more than 380 visitors, monitored by an automatic ticketing system. Visitors to the library have also been able to admire five book exhibitions with different themes: the “Iași City – history and legend” exhibition, the “Magic of Christmas” exhibition, the “Petru Bogdan – 150” exhibition, the “Ion Simionescu – 150” documentary exhibition and the “Satu