Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section

Division: Library Services

The Section's major purpose is to support the provision of the library service and reading promotion to children and young adults throughout the world. Its main objectives are to promote international cooperation in the fields of library services to children and young adults, and to encourage the exchange of experience, education and training and research in all aspects of this subject. The Section's concerns include the provision of library services to all children and young adults in different cultures and traditions in cooperation with appropriate organizations and to adults interacting with children and young adults. The Section works in cooperation with other IFLA Sections and a number of international reading and library associations, including the International Reading Association (IRA) and the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).

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Libraries for Children and Young Adults, Sections

Last update: 13 April 2017

Latest News

Call for online Articles: Young Adults at the Library

The IFLA Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section invites proposals for online articles to be included in the December 2018 Newsletter with the special theme: Young adults at the library.

9 August 2018

Let your voice be heard: an invitation to a discussion in Florence

In cooperation with AIB Toscana, AIB Commissione Biblioteche e Servizi per ragazzi, Biblioteche Comunali Fiorentine, DILL International Master Digital Library Learning (Università di Parma), IFLA Standing Committee Libraries for Children and Young Adults: "Let your voice be heard: an invitation to an Italian discussion about the new IFLA guidelines for libraries for children and young adults."

1 March 2018

Call for Proposals for "Catalysts for environmental and social sustainability" - Open Session in Kuala Lumpur

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group joined with Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section, invite interested professionals to submit proposals for the open session to be held during IFLA WLIC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 24-30 August 2018.

10 January 2018