A couple of important deadlines are approaching!

The registration for the 50th MetLib Conference in Belgrade (Serbia), 13-18 May 2018, will be available until April 30th
Join us for a full immersion in the dynamic world of public libraries of large cities, with international perspectives and local insights. There will be an exciting mix of presentations and library visits, with new ideas that will inspire you. During the conference, you will be part of the jury of the 3rd IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award. It will be fun! There will be social and cultural events, and the unique chance of meeting and exchanging ideas with city library directors and managers from all over the world. Read more here.

You can win 1,000 euros as a bursary for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Kuala Lumpur (August 24-30, 2018); you have time until April 28 to win the IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award, for the best short film about public libraries in large cities and metropolitan areas. Read the submission rules of A Corto di Libri to participate. Read more here.

A special screening of the 17 short films which competed for the 2017 Award will be organized in Rome, Italy, at the Biblioteca Ennio Flaiano, on Friday 20 April, 5.30 pm. The address is via Monte Ruggero, 39.  

The event is organized by Rome City Libraries, in collaboration with the Italian Library Association (AIB), Lazio regional chapter. Giovanna Scatena, author of the 2017 winning film, will be available for a short Q&A.

Read more here.