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: 31 March 2014

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Less=less; Managing for greater impact

How do public libraries libraries not only survive but grow in times of trouble?

25 July 2014

Arbeitsplatz, oportunidades and essential!

Arbeitsplatz, oportunidades and essential, these and a host of other words are being submitted by public library users worldwide to describe their local library.

11 July 2014

How do you describe a public library? - the community speaks

Members of the Public Libraries Standing Committee are asking their communities what words or concepts immediately come to mind when they think of public libraries.

9 July 2014