Project Title

Family Business Library – Rural and Regional Libraries as Local Family Entrepreneurship centres

Project Goal

The project will promote entrepreneurship outside urban regions, with a special focus on promoting family business creation, and regional and rural libraries will become platforms for access to people living in regional and rural areas.


1 October 2020 – 31 May 2022


The objectives of this project are to develop and apply innovative practices in teaching entrepreneurship to people living in regional and rural areas, increase the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship among people living in regional and rural areas and develop a system in which libraries serve as centres for developing rural entrepreneurship.


  • ArtSmart, Latvia
  • Rijeka Civic Library
  • University of Paderborn, Germany
  • Mine Vaganti NGO, Italy
  • Jelgava City Library, Latvia
  • Dion Olympus Municipality, Greece


  • Total project value: EUR 170,172.00 (100% funded by EU funds)

Financed under

Erasmus +, key activity “Strategic Partnerships in Adult Education”

Official website


Rijeka Civic Library
Matije Gupca 23, Rijeka
tel: +385 51 211 139

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