IFLA’s Metropolitan Libraries (MetLib) Section is seeking a Co-Opted member to fill vacancies.
The 12th edition of the contest “A corto di libri. Short of books: short films tell about libraries” is finally open! Deadline: 26 April 2022.
The IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year award celebrates new and exciting public libraries from all over the world. The award is presented to a new library anywhere in the world, that best combines open, functional architecture with creative IT solutions and considers both digital developments and local culture.
The MetLib conference is an annual gathering of members of IFLA’s Standing Committee on Metropolitan Libraries. MetLib 2021 was hosted by the Regina Public Library in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada from 25 to 26 May 2021.
[Postponed to October 2020] IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Conference 2020 (MetLib 2020): Registration and Call for Papers10 February 2020
[Update as at 25 August 2020] Dear Colleagues and Friends, it is with great regret that we announce the cancellation of this year's MetLib 2020 Conference in Utrecht. We hope for better times and certainly look forward to resuming this annual joyful event next year in 2021. Take care, stay safe and keep well! >>>>>>>>>> ===== 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 - extended]
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
During the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, on 27 August, the selection of videos for the IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award 2018 were projected at the Expo Pavilion / Tech Lab, in front of about 40 people.