Search results

Satellite Meeting: Young Children’s Journeys into Reading

In connection with IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Rotterdam, a so-called Satellite Meeting is organized in The Hague with the working title Young Children’s Journeys into Reading: Early Literacy Stories. This will be a joint event by the two IFLA sections Libraries for Children and Young Adults… Read More

  • Events
  • 06 March 2023

Could your city be World Book Capital 2025? Call for applications open

Action at a local level has a key role to play in building an environment where reading and creativity is encouraged and supported, for all. The UNESCO World Book Capital Programme is there to highlight and celebrate great examples of cities and towns doing just this. Could yours be the next one? Nominations are open until 16 April 2023. Read More

  • News
  • 20 February 2023

Get Involved

Would you like to get involved with the Literacy and Reading Section (LITREAD)? Here’s how: Explore our projects page – contact the project organiser or Section ChairProvide a translation for one of our resources – contact our Information Coordinator Learn how to become a Standing Committee Member –… Read More

  • Page
  • 01 January 2023

Engaging with local government associations: a success story from Spain

For much of the library field, the key target for advocacy efforts is local government. This is where essential decisions around funding and other resources are made. Yet we can also gain from working with local government associations. To find out about one successful example, we interviewed Francesc Xavier González Cuadra (President) and Alicia Sellés Carot (Past-President), FESABID, the Federation of Spanish Archive, Library, Documentation and Museum Associations.  Read More

  • News
  • 21 November 2022

International Publishers’ Congress

Under the theme 'Reading Matters: Embracing the Future', this edition of the biennial International Publishers' Congress will focus on a key area of common interest for publishers and libraries. IFLA President-elect Vicki McDonald will represent IFLA, underlining the importance of cooperation. Read More

  • Events
  • 07 November 2022

Libraries as Literacy Champions: an Indonesian Case Study

To mark International Literacy Day 2022, we’re taking a look at the work done by libraries in Indonesia in order to help the over 8.5 million people lacking basic literacy skills there to develop the capacities they need to participate fully in the knowledge society. Read More

  • News
  • 07 September 2022

International Literacy Day 2022: Conference

This year’s International Literacy Day (ILD) has as a theme ‘Transforming Literacy Spaces’, with the aim of promoting a more holistic way of thinking about where and how people develop literacy skills. Read More

  • Events
  • 06 September 2022