To popularize reading, the City Library of Elbasan organized a donation of books, at the beginning of June. In exchange for a book, all donors would get  a rose.

The event brought together book lovers of all kinds: students, citizens, local businesses, representatives of non-profit sector, Municipality of Elbasan and the University.

Visitors could also see an exhibition of students’ works and all donations were exhibited on two stands on the pedestrian area of ​​Elbasan, before the Castle entrance, with the list of all book donors. Later on, all the respective names will be displayed in the Library as well.

This initiative was supported by the Ministry of Education and project Sports and Youth approach toward "Community Center School" which aims to become an annual event in order to encourage all school and community students to be active citizens and contribute to the creation of a qualitative and educational environment in their city.