Creative Spaces

Are you looking for suitable conditions to realise your musical ideas? Would you like to release a music album or present to a friend an audio book recorded with your own voice? Visit the sound recording studio in the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania.

Our professionally equipped studio offers high-quality specialised services of the music industries. The studio is equipped to create 5.1 surround sound; here, you can record piano music with our new Yamaha C3X piano. Sound director will edit your recordings according to your needs, mix and prepare them for release.

Services  Prices, VAT excluded:
Sound recording service Calculated depending on individual needs
Sound editing service 1 hour: EUR 20.65
Sound mixing service 1 hour: EUR 20.65


You can order the service by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or in the National Library at the registration and information desk (1st floor) or the Music and Visual Arts Reading Room.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 509.

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Cinema has an extraordinary power to draw a person into the created world. Spending a few hours in a good movie allows us to rest and forget the daily cares as well as get some creative inspiration and wisdom. The Cinema of the National Library provides all conditions for this hobby to take root and become a space for your meaningful leisure or work. 

The Cinema is open to both the regular visitors and professional or beginner film makers. You are welcome to book the Cinema and watch the videos available in the collections of the National Library and participate in recreational events, educational programmes and creative workshops. It is an excellent space for organizing chamber movie nights, film retrospectives, educational events about cinema, competitions for cinema fans, animation festivals and meetings with film makers. We encourage film directors to organize presentations of their movies and cinema fan communities – movie watching sessions, discussions and meetings. We will keep entertaining you with new film initiatives and thematic movie nights as well as meetings with film directors, artists, actors, scriptwriters and operators.

The hall accommodates 22 people. It has all equipment necessary for film screenings (a projector, a 7.1 surround system, and a computer). The films can be watched in DVD, Blue-Ray and VHS formats. Internet access is also available. The computer has a Windows 10 operating system. Films can be brought in and watched using a USB flash device in a MOV or MP4 format.

Note: All equipment is designed and intended for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Users are not permitted to disassemble the equipment.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 507.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8695 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Note. If you are planning to watch a film copy from the collection of the National Library, you can browse and request it via the Library’s Online Catalogue. Your order will be ready at Music and Visual Arts Reading Room. For more information press here ›


 

The atmosphere in the Art Lab makes it possible to leave the usual surroundings and routine behind, offering opportunities to release creative energy, share one’s art with others and discover art created by them. We use this space to organise meetings with artists, professionals of art history, theory and criticism, educators, curators, culture managers, publishers and other specialists of different fields of culture. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in diverse cultural exchange and enjoy first-hand creative experience. We encourage you not only to participate, but to initiate these activities as well.

The space will be used for:

  • Book presentations;
  • Thematic lectures and/or cycles of such lectures;
  • Meetings, discussions, seminars;
  • Presentations and discussions about the city’s cultural events and phenomena.

We are open to people with different experience levels, backgrounds and age groups, professional artists and amateurs, educators in the field of art, art therapists, young people who are part of the academia – everyone willing to learn more about the world of art and discover and develop their creative powers.

We seek to create favourable environment for your creative expression making it possible to discover both traditional and contemporary cultural phenomena, expand the limits of perception and communicate. We hope that the art space will become a unique place to learn and serve as a source of creative inspiration for many of its visitors.

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 535.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8695 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

The Music Lab is open to all visitors of the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania who play, write or wish to learn more about music. The space is designed for rehearsals, creative and educational meetings, experience sharing and musical improvisations individually or with friends. We are planning to organise thematic meetings, lessons and lectures here too.

Those wishing to improve their skills or simply relax playing music with friends are welcome to bring their own instruments (acoustic, electric guitars, other string instruments, synthesizers, small percussion instruments, etc.). The space can be used to record and replay your own rehearsals.

The Music Lab offers:

  • A piano;
  • A computer with 2 speakers (Mackie CR4);
  • 2 guitar cubes (Laney IRT30-112);
  • 1 bass cube (TC Electronic BG250);
  • 3 guitar stands;
  • 2 sheet music stands.

To reserve the Music Lab please use the following link: menai.lnb.lt

The space is open during the opening hours of the National Library; you will find it on Gedimino 51, 5th floor, Room 536.

For more information, call us (+370 5) 239 8695, (+370) 647 90005 or e-mail us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

The National Library’s TV Studio is furnished with professional equipment for recording and editing programmes, conversations, and discussions, and for streaming live online broadcasts to the country’s libraries and public internet access points.

The TV Studio hosts broadcasts on a variety of topics ranging from financial management, healthy living, latest IT services to analysis of current affairs, fashion and design to art and literature.

The state ministries, educational institutions, various agencies, associations and other organisations use the National Library’s TV Studio to broadcast their programmes.

To reach your target audience, you can choose either a live broadcast or a pre-recorded video.

The cost of live streaming is EUR 260 (excl. VAT) per session (up to 1 hour in duration).

Our TV Studio is available for rent if you wish to use our professional facilities. The hourly rental fee is EUR 151.46 (excl. VAT). If you rent the studio space, you are allowed to independently make video recordings, arrange photo shoots, etc.

If you have any enquiries regarding the TV studio, please do not hesitate to email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 8 675 70591.

Live broadcasts or pre-recordings can be arranged during the National Library’s opening hours, address: Gedimino Ave. 51, 6th floor, Room 610.

Click here for examples of live broadcasts made in cooperation with state institutions, associations and other organisations ›


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