Alytus Jurgis Kunčinas Public Library - one of the first municipal public library established in Lithuania regained its independence, has been in existence since 1993. In December of 2004 library given its long-time buddy, originating from the Alytus-known novelist Jurgis Kunčinas name. In December 2006. central library premises located Jurgis Kunčinas room - a memorial museum.
In January 2006, at the beginning of the main library units (with the exception of Children and Youth Literature section) have moved to new premises, renovated and adapted to library services, the Public Investment Programme. New furniture, computer hardware upgrade also provided the funds and the City Council. The library has expanded to 1,400 square meters. meters instead of one reading appeared even four: periodicals, general books, the Internet and information publications kraštotyros.Turime hall for events and conferences, computer training classes, storage tanks fund documents. In September 2006. renovated premises readers began to serve children and youth department of literature.
Our library has one of the first computerization of library processes, the Ministry of Culture announced the experimental conditions, is an active participant in the project LIBIS. Computerize fund recruitment and document cataloging processes, bibliography work. All locations readers and computerized service.
Since 2008. by 2012. Library participated in the project "Libraries for Innovation".