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Going Digital: Bringing the Library to Teens in the New Normal

By Ms Siti Aisyah Binte Abdul Nasir, Deputy Head (Children & Teens) | Programmes and Exhibitions, Archives and Libraries Group, National Library Board, Singapore In Singapore, the National Library Board (NLB) runs 27 public libraries, with teens making up about 10% of our patrons. When the COVID-19 pandemic came… Read More

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  • 22 May 2021

Get Into Safer Internet Day Guide

Safer Internet Day is an annual event that brings together diverse stakeholders from around the globe to empower young internet users, raise awareness and support skills-building to ensure their safety online. This is a unique opportunity to highlight and build on the crucial work libraries are doing… Read More

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  • 21 January 2021

Libraries for a Better Internet: Safer Internet Day 2020

Libraries work to protect the online safety and wellbeing of their patrons and communities by promoting digital literacy and offering inclusive ICT skills training and assistance. On Safer Internet Day 2020, libraries in many countries are joining the campaign to raise awareness and help children and young people develop the skills for safe and responsible Internet use. Read More

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  • 10 February 2020
  • By: anonymous

Satellite Meeting on Reading Journeys in Oxford August 12/13-2020 has been postponed

Due to the current health-crisis and on behalf of the IFLA’s Literacy and Reading, Public Libraries, Metropolitan Libraries and Libraries for Children’s and Young Adults Professional Units we announce with disappointed heart (and a logical head) that the IFLA Reading Journeys Satellite Conference in Oxford in August 2020 will… Read More

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  • 30 January 2020
  • By: anonymous

Teaching Digital Skills in Rural Nigeria

Loving the Rural Community Children with Open Spaces for ICT in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges The incorporation of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance children’s rights is an important factor in making children feel loved and wanted in the society. The idea with our program, “Loving… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019 – the Danish Online Community for Children is owned and created by the Danish public libraries. This is a national online community for tweens aged 7-14 (target group 8-12), where the children’s own content is in the spotlight. A main focus of is to create campaigns and competitions which initiate a passion for… Read More

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  • 04 August 2019