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Delivering on children’s fundamental rights during the pandemic: library perspectives and experiences

In the first weeks of 2022, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights gathered inputs and contributions for an upcoming study on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people’s fundamental rights. An input prepared by the IFLA Section on Library Services for Children and Young Adults and HQ draws on library experiences to highlight some key challenges and measures taken to deliver on the rights of  young users. Read More

  • News
  • 02 June 2022

ASCEL Conference 2017

A conference for leaders of School Library Services and Public Library Services for Children & Young People The ASCEL (Association of Senior Children's and Education Librarians) annual members’ conference is the only conference aimed specifically at Heads of Children’s and School Library Services. Each year the conference focuses on a key theme relating to contemporary library services for children… Read More

  • Events
  • 10 November 2017

Fugitive Landscapes: a message to libraries without a dedicated teens space

In recent years, many new libraries have opened with buildings that break the stereotype of library as warehouse for books.  Their innovative designs embody the notion of reinvention; reimagining the library as a community gathering place with beautifully appointed meeting and performance spaces, welcoming cafes and playful children's areas,… Read More

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  • 07 December 2016