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How Libraries Provide Safe Spaces for (All) Youth

On International Youth Day 2018, IFLA released a paper exploring how libraries are working to provide safe spaces for youth. In doing so, they offer useful lessons on how to overcome the challenges associated with working with a diverse group with particular needs. Read More

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  • 12 August 2018

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