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Bringing Back Patrons to the Library: Promoting Community and In-Person Programming in Digital World

As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, many library activities transitioned to remote services – with overwhelming success. Over the past two years, activities and services have returned to normal. Most of us are back working in the office. Our patrons are slowly returning to our buildings. Remote services, however, are here to stay. While these online and virtual services allow all types of libraries to continue to meet the varying needs of their communities, social interactions continue to decrease and some patrons remain isolated. There is a need, now more than ever, for libraries to bring back our patrons to the library to promote social engagement and community. How are you bringing back your patrons? Read More

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  • 17 July 2023

IFLA ENSULIB Webinar Series: Sustainability in Libraries

Can libraries afford to wait for others to fix the world while toxic waste, climate change and pollution harm our environment? How much of a difference can we make anyway? This webinar will aim to raise ambitions for greener library buildings, provide examples of how library services can lead by example as sustainably managed organisations and highlight the opportunities to work in partnership with users to work together and move towards a smarter, sustainable world. Read More

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  • 15 May 2023

Stories from regional IFLA volunteers in LAC: why engagement matters

On behalf of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, IFLA’s Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Office and IFLA’s LAC Regional Division, we cordially invite all librarians, archivists, museum staff, information specialists, exhibitors, and other information professionals to attend the IFLA Meeting: Stories from regional IFLA volunteers in LAC: why engagement matters.  Read More

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  • 23 March 2023

Historias de voluntarios regionales de la IFLA en LAC: por qué es importante participar

En nombre de la Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotecas, la Oficina Regional de IFLA para América Latina y el Caribe (LAC) y la División Regional de LAC de IFLA, invitamos cordialmente a todos los bibliotecarios, archivistas, personal de museos, especialistas en información, expositores y otros profesionales de la información a asistir a la Reunión de IFLA: Historias de voluntarios regionales de IFLA en LAC: por qué el compromiso importa. Read More

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  • 23 March 2023