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Literacy and Reading: For a more inclusive society

15 March 2024

    The Literacy and Reading section has been focusing on the transformative nature of reading and literacy.  The committee has focused on sharing examples of programming that centered on promoting hope, resiliency and well-being from around the globe, including presentations focused on integrating music into reading programs, library in a box outreach services to the elderly and homebound and promoting affirmational mindfulness with passive and active programming in the library.

    IFLA C&YA and LITREAD: Journeys into Reading

    21 September 2023

      The World Library and Information Congress 2023 (WLIC) Satellite hosted by IFLA's Library Services for Children & Young Adults (C&YA) and Literacy and Reading (LITREAD) Sections saw a vibrant gathering of professionals dedicated to fostering a love for reading among young people. Titled "Journeys into Reading," this satellite event, co-organized by the Dutch reading Foundation, was held at The Hague at KB, National Library and featured a series of insightful presentations that delved into innovative approaches, challenges, and successes in encouraging our very youngest to embark on the lifelong adventure of literacy and reading.

      Reflecting Back & Looking Forward

      31 March 2021

        Join us to hear about some inspiring stories of how public libraries adapted to service delivery during COVID-19; innovative approaches to literacy and reading during this time; listen to international library leaders contemplate the future; plus meet some of the worlds amazing Children's Laureates and Ambassadors. AND we have a specially curated session in Portuguese. The Literacy and Reading + Public Libraries mid-term is the place to be!