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

Latest News

Minutes of Public Libraries mid-term meeting in Zagreb are now available.

The Public Libraries Standing Committee met in Zagreb during March for their mid-term meeting and symposium.

8 April 2016

Could your Library be the Public Library of the Year 2016?

The Danish Agency for Culture has announced the Systematic Public Library of the Year Award 2016. The winner will be presented at the IFLA annual Congress in Columbus, US in August 2016.

5 April 2016

Japanese translation of Public Library Service Guidelines now available

A new Japanese translation of IFLA's Public Library Service Guidelines is now available to download.

22 February 2016