The Mladinska knjiga Group owns the largest publishing house in Slovenia – Mladinska knjiga Publishing House as well as the network of over 50 Mladinska knjiga Bookshops around Slovenia. Some of them are also important venues for readings and book presentation events: in Ljubljana, the most important bookshops in the city centre are the Konzorcij bookstore, Trubar’s Antiquariat and the Oxford Centre Bookshop. Literature promoting Mladinska knjiga bookshops are located also in the city centres of Maribor, Dom knjige (“The Home of the Book”) in Koper-Capodistria, in Celje, Novo mesto, and Slovenj Gradec. Mladinska knjiga also has bookshops in Serbia and Croatia.
Konzorcij is Ljubljana’s largest bookstore with over 100,000 titles. Located in the centre of the town, it incorporates various departments: children’s books, reference books, humanities, social and natural sciences, languages and literature, and different kind of manuals from touristic guides, hobby books to personal growth books. An extensive selection of literature and reference books are available here in English, German, Croatian and other languages, and books by Slovene authors in foreign languages can also be purchased. It is also possible to order books or periodicals from abroad. One part of the bookstore is dedicated to selling magazines, school books, gifts and diverse range of office material.
Konzorcij organises various book presentations featuring guest authors and its large department for arts and culture has organised many international events. Together with other cultural institutions, it organises the annual book fair Frankfurt after Frankfurt. This selling exhibition plays an important role in the Slovenian book market. Booksellers, through their professional approach, knowledge of foreign book production and taking into account the interests of their customers, make the selection from a wide range of foreign book offerings. The goal of the exhibition is to offer readers and customers the highest quality selection of foreign books each year.
The Bologna after Bologna children’s eook exhibition is an overview of the most up-to-date, quality and award-winning children’s literature presented at the recent Bologna Book Fair.
Emka.si online bookshop
Emka.si is online bookshop stocked with more than 1.100,000 Slovenian and foreign titles, textbooks for all educational levels, stationery and business gifts, and much more.