Christmas trees made by Polish librarians

Christmas trees prepared by Polish librarians

May this holiday season bring you peace and calm, and may you find the time to read more books and expand your knowledge.

To get you in the holiday spirit, we have found a few examples of how Polish libraries and cultural institutions celebrate Christmas.

The Christmas tree is the most important thing!

As of the end of 2021, there were almost 7.7 thousand public libraries in Poland. During the year, 4.8 million readers borrowed almost 90 million volumes.

Warsaw, the city where we live, has the highest number of public libraries per capita in the world. We are lucky to have three libraries within the 10-minute walking distance:-)

All the best to you 🎄

Ola and Piotr


A decent Christmas tree at the Public Library of Bolesławiec. ⇢ Photo credit


A Christmas tree built by the team of the University of Warmia and Mazury Library in Olsztyn. It measured over 3 meters and was made from 200 old computers destined for recycling. ⇢ Photo credit


A Christmas tree made from 2,000 books standing in the hall of the Pedagogical Library in Tarnobrzeg. It took 12 hours to set it up. ⇢ Photo credit


You have probably seen this Christmas tree photo circulating around the web, but didn’t dare to ask where it was made. This beautiful Christmas tree was created at the Public Library of Sulęcin. ⇢ Photo credit


A green-golden Christmas tree constructed by the team of the Library of University of Technology and Nature in Bydgoszcz. ⇢ Photo credit


This wonderful Christmas tree was set up in the main hall of the University of Warmia and Mazury Library, Olsztyn. It consisted of 21 wire hoops, 150 m of fishing line, 1600 clips, and 1600 catalog cards that were intended for disposal. ⇢ Photo credit

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