Basic information of the sector

The jurisdiction of the Ministry in the field of libraries is:

  • To draft legislation and develop draft policy planning documents regulating the sector of libraries;

  • To ensure implementation of policy of the library sector in the libraries and state agencies subordinate to the Ministry;

  • To cooperate with the libraries of Latvia, their founders, public organizations of the libraries and Latvian Library Council;

  • To carry out registration of libraries, organize the accreditation of libraries and to issue accreditation documents;

  • To cooperate with the governing institutions of libraries and libraries of other countries as well as international library organizations.


Linda Langenfelde, Library and Archives Division Senior Desk Officer. , tālr.67330223
Vanda Bērziņa, Library and Archives Division Senior Desk Officer. , tālr. 67330222