About us

M. Valancius Public Library of Kretinga District Municipality is a information, education and culture center.

The library is founded in 1935. In 1959 it became a regional library, in 1977 – a central library of Kretinga region. In 1996 – Public library of Kretinga district municipality, in 1997 – M. Valancius public library of Kretinga district municipality.

Library Branches

The public library has 20 branches: 19 rural branches and 1 in Salantai city.


There are 4 departments in the Public Library: Documents Cataloguing and Processing Department, Users Service Department, Bibliography-Information Departman, Information Technology and Publicity Department, Economy Department.

Users Service Department consist from:

Bibliography-Information Departman consist from: