Metropolitan Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

The Section on Metropolitan Libraries is a platform for public libraries of cities with 400,000 or more inhabitants.

The Section was formerly the International Association of Metropolitan City Libraries (INTAMEL).

Artist Impressions of the new Central Library in Utrecht (Netherlands)

Artist Impression:
The new soon-to-view Central Library in Utrecht (Netherlands)
[Image Source: Archello]

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Metropolitan Libraries, Sections

Last update: 19 January 2020

Latest News

[Now Open!] IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Conference 2020 (MetLib 2020): Registration and Call for Papers

[Image: De Bibliotheek Neude] The annual signature event by the IFLA-Metropolitan Libraries Section will be happening in the beautiful city of Utrecht this year, with the theme "Staffing the Public Library in 2030"! Registration is now open, so go ahead and lock in your participation soon to enjoy the special fee for early birds. At the same time, the call for Papers, Presentations and Pecha Kucha talks is also active and we certainly look forward to receiving your submissions*. [Closing Date: 1 March 2020]

10 February 2020

IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award 2019. The winner is...

On May 10, the participants of the Conference watched a selection of videos submitted to the contest A Corto di Libri and voted for the following one as winner of the 2019 IFLA Metropolitan Short Film Award

28 June 2019