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Stream STEAM into Sydney

STEAM into Sydney was fully subscribed within 4 hours of us opening registrations. Sadly many of you missed the opportunity to be in the Metcalf Auditorium at the State Library of New South Wales but it’s not all bad news! As promised we will be streaming the sessions so you can sit in the comfort of your office or lounge room and follow the proceedings

9 March 2017 | Public Libraries, Web 2.0, Australia

More than Green: Sustainability of practice - Public Libraries & the 2030 United Nations Agenda - Call for Papers

The Public Libraries Section in partnership with Environmental Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (ENSULIB) invites you to submit a program proposal for its joint open session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Wroclaw, Poland from 19-25 August 2017.

25 January 2017 | Public Libraries, Sustainability

STEAM into Sydney - Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for IFLA's Public Libraries Section Mid-Term meeting in Sydney are now being called for.

18 November 2016 | Public Libraries, Digital resources, Australia

What does being a member of the Public Libraries Standing Committee involve?

Nominations are now open for IFLA's Standing Committees 2017-2021. We've put together some useful information about the Public Libraries Section and the role of the Standing Committee.

8 November 2016

Minutes from Public Libraries meeting in Columbus are now available

The Public Libraries Section held two highly productive meetings in Columbus Ohio this Augusta and the Minutes are now available.

1 November 2016 | Public Libraries, Mass digitisation

Public Libraries Making a Difference

Make sure you have your walking shoes on Monday 15 August so you can pop along to the Public Libraries Session at the newly renovated Columbus Main Library.' A sanctuary in times of need—the Public Library response to the requirements of refugees and other communities' will inspire and demonstrate the role of libraries in making a difference to people's lives.

8 July 2016 | Public Libraries, Immigrants, refugees

21st Century Literacies in Public Libraries

What is your concept of literacy and how does the public library fit into this picture? Join us in Philadelphia this August to explore this topic.

4 July 2016 | Public Libraries, Associations, United States

Public Library of the Year 2016 Nominees Announced

Four libraries from Australia, the US, and Denmark, respectively, have been nominated for the Systematic Public Library of the Year which is awarded to the world’s best new public library.

30 June 2016 | Public Libraries, Buildings and equipment, Public Library of the Year, Systematic, Geelong, Success, Dokk1, Aarhus, Chicago

Minutes of Public Libraries mid-term meeting in Zagreb are now available.

The Public Libraries Standing Committee met in Zagreb during March for their mid-term meeting and symposium.

8 April 2016 | Public Libraries, Profession, Croatia

Could your Library be the Public Library of the Year 2016?

The Danish Agency for Culture has announced the Systematic Public Library of the Year Award 2016. The winner will be presented at the IFLA annual Congress in Columbus, US in August 2016.

5 April 2016 | Public Libraries, Buildings and equipment, Denmark

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