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The National Library
The National Library was founded in 1828 as an independent institution. Later, in accordance with the Home Rule Act, it came under the control of the Faroese Government, and now operates under the Faroese Parliamentary Act of 2002.
The National Library has three main functions: to develop a comprehensive collection of all Faroese literature and as much literature as possible written about the Faroe Islands; to be the central library for all of the Faroes; and to be a library for scholars.
Printers have a statutory obligation to give the National Library four copies of all printed matter. The Library has the right to receive from printers free extra copies for use in the exchange of books with libraries abroad.
There are 15 public libraries and 11 school libraries in the Faroe Islands. Thirteen of the public libraries are small and are only open for a few hours each week. The National Library is responsible for purchasing and cataloguing books for most of these libraries. The Faroese Treasury defrays 60% of the operating cost of public and school libraries.
The desk will be staffed from 10 am until the library closes.
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Berg Hestar (Horseriding)
Berg Hestar offer great horse riding tours in and around the capital, Tórshavn. The tours vary is difficulty and price range, and are only allowed for those who are seven years and older
Sail with old schooner boat, Norðlýsið, and discover the fantastic views of the Faroe Islands from the ocean
Daily excursions with the unbelievable driver guide Sámal Bláhamar, the grand old man in tourism in the Faroe Islands, winning the "it's all about the people" prize in 2016.