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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Public Libraries, Sections

Last update: 2 December 2014

Latest News

PLS Mid-Term Program Now Available

Join us in Barcelona for 'Els nous usos de la Biblioteca Pública' or 'New uses of the Public Library'

30 January 2015

'Public Libraries at the Cross Roads' - Satellite in Cape Town

After months of discussions the Public Libraries Section is delighted to announce that we will be hosting a Professional Development in Cape Town this August in partnership with the City of Cape Town Library Service and the Western Cape Provincial Library Services.

27 January 2015

Call for Papers - Learning across boundaries: a workshop

IFLA’s Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and Public Libraries Sections invite you to submit a proposal for our workshop 'Learning across boundaries' at the 81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly to be held in Cape Town South Africa 15-21 August 2015.

22 October 2014

Upcoming Events

2015 February

Mid-Term Meeting

25 – 28 February 2015 (Barcelona, Spain)

2015 August

Public Libraries Satellite - Cape Town

13 – 14 August 2015 (Cape Town, South Africa)

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