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“Gadget for Grandmother” Charitable Campaign

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“Gadget for Grandmother” Charitable Campaign

From September 28 to October 1 the National Library of the Udmurt Republic and the social networking group “Volunteers of Izhevsk” are organizing the charitable campaign “Gadget for Grandmother” timed to the Day of Older Persons.

The campaign is aimed at providing older people in need with the donated second hand laptops, tablets, mobile phones, charging devices, eBook readers and audio players that are still in good working condition.


Targets: to disseminate the use of new technologies among older adults; to promote library services; to broaden library interaction with volunteers.


All feeling generous to donate old gadgets to those who need it are welcome to participate in this charitable campaign. We accept gadget donations up to 30 September 7 pm.


On 1 October at 10 am all donated gadgets will be distributed to the elderly people attending the Day of Older Persons event at the National Library of the Udmurt Republic.


As part of the campaign the librarians of the Electronic Reading Room of the National Library of the Udmurt Republic will hold a practical seminar on gadget using (on request).

The results of the campaign will be announced in the "Gadget for Grandmother" group in the social network VK and on the official web-site of the National Library of the Udmurt Republic.