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: 9 October 2015

Latest News

Call for Proposals - Public Libraries Satellite

IFLA Public Libraries Section invites you to submit a proposal for the IFLA Satellite Meeting '21st Century Literacies in Public Libraries' to be hosted by the Free Library of Philadelphia on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 August 2016

2 February 2016

Bringing the Law to the Library

Are you facilitating access to legal information in innovative and collaborative ways? Have you considered presenting at the 2016 WLIC in Columbus Ohio?

9 December 2015

Responding - Public Libraries and Refugees

As we have watched the refugee crisis unfold in Europe we have been flooded with examples of how public libraries have responded in practical and heartfelt ways.

12 October 2015