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

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

PLS Minutes from Lyon now available

The Public Libraries Section's meetings in Lyon were packed full of items, if we wondered if we were doing anything we only have to look at the Minutes!

11 September 2014

Papers from the Public Libraries Satellite in Birmingham now available

The papers from the inspirational Public Libraries Satellite 'Public Library Futures in a global digital world' are now available online. If you weren't there there's now a chance to learn why participants were so engaged.

5 September 2014