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STEAM into Sydney - its a wrap!

13 April 2017

    STEAM into Sydney - the Public Libraries Section seminar in Sydney was sold out in four hours demonstrating the great interest in this topic. Delegates from around the world came together to share and learn. If you weren't able to join us read on to see how you can catch up with what happened.

    Stream STEAM into Sydney

    9 March 2017

      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

      Public Libraries Making a Difference

      8 July 2016

        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.

        Public Libraries 'Guest Blogger' series

        7 October 2015

          The first of the Public Libraries Section's 'Guest Blogger' posts appears on the PLS blog today, this time by Public Libraries Standing Committee member, Torbjörn Nilsson who writes about the "reading Holiday' initiative in Sweden.

          CPD - Your thoughts

          23 September 2015

            At the World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town IFLA's Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and Public Libraries Sections joined together to deliver the program Learning Across Boundaries: a workshop (Session 092). As part of the session each of our four presenters provided a number of questions that were discussed by participants in a world café.

            The Value of Public Libraries

            26 June 2014

              One of the topics often discussed by the Public Libraries Section is the value of Public Libraries to their community – also referred to as ‘Return on Investment’ or ROI. What is your library worth?

              A Highly Successful Mid-term in Malmo

              25 March 2014

                Great speakers, inspiring libraries and stimulating discussions ensured that participants in the Public Libraries Section mid term meeting held in Malmo Sweden and Taarnby Denmark left with wonderful memories and many things on their 'to do' list.