Public Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

This Section provides an active international forum for the development and promotion of public libraries which serve the whole community in the context of the information society and ensure free and equal access to information at the local level. It also includes mobile libraries.


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Last update: 9 October 2015

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Responding - Public Libraries and Refugees

As we have watched the refugee crisis unfold in Europe we have been flooded with examples of how public libraries have responded in practical and heartfelt ways.

12 October 2015

Public Libraries 'Guest Blogger' series

Torbjörn Nilsson The first of the Public Libraries Section's 'Guest Blogger' posts appears on the PLS blog today, this time by Public Libraries Standing Committee member, Torbjörn Nilsson who writes about the "reading Holiday' initiative in Sweden.

8 October 2015

Public Libraries Satellite Presentations now On-Line

King protea If you missed the Public Libraries Satellite in Cape Town don't despair, the presentations are now available on-line.

23 September 2015