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: 31 March 2014

Latest News

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

The most beautiful library in the world?

Launch of 1001 Libraries to See Before You Die in Lyon Public Librarians worldwide have responded to the call to nominate their favourite place for the 1001 Libraries to See Before You Die initiative with several claiming to be the 'most beautiful in the world'

3 September 2014