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“The World Through Picture Books” Exhibition in Australia

The Gosford City Library team was thrilled to launch the IFLA “World Through Picture Books” exhibition at Erina Library on March 5th 2015. The author and illustrator Bruce Whatley entertained a large audience of children’s literature professionals including a large contingent of librarians, and teacher librarians, as well as… Read More

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  • 01 June 2015

The World Through Picture Books (2nd Edition)

We are very happy to publish the second edition of The World through Picture Books, enriched with sixteen new annotated lists. This new edition proves even more the very enthusiastic, skilled participation of librarians and the great success of this international programme. Children’s Librarians all over the world… Read More

  • Publications
  • 27 February 2015
  • By: Annie Everall and Viviana Quiñones (Eds.)

Opening up to the world — participatory IFLA programs for children’s and young adults’ libraries

Sister Libraries for Children’s and Young Adults’ reading: evaluation Carolynn Rankin (Leeds, UK) Sister Libraries’ experiences: Moscow-Stockholm Anton Purnik (Moscow, Russian Federation) Brasov-Šilutė Ruxandra Nazare (Brasov, Romania) Oberursel-Clichy  Monika Mertens (Oberursel, Germany) The World through Picture Books:  project update, how to participate and the exhibitions… Read More

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  • 06 October 2014

LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group

The goal of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) special interest group is to address the information needs of LGBTQ+ community members related to library services, programs or collections. To raise awareness of specific issues in professional knowledge about LGBTQ+ lives, we provide opportunities to engage in discussions about… Read More

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  • 13 January 2014

Call for papers for conference ”Reading on spaces of childhood in Russia and in the world”. November 14-15, 2013, Moscow, Russia

The Scientific Council on Reading of the Department of Education and Culture of the Russian Academy of Education, Research Center for the History of Book Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences, K.D. Ushinsky State Scientific Pedagogical Library, Russian State Children’s Library, Russian Library Association, Russian Reading Association invites… Read More

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  • 10 September 2013

The World Through Picture Books

Children’s Librarians all over the world understand how important picture books in both traditional and digital formats are for children: for their development, their cultural identity, as a springboard into learning to read for themselves; for their visual skills, and because of the closeness of sharing them with an… Read More

  • Publications
  • 07 June 2013
  • By: Annie Everall and Viviana Quiñones (Eds.)

Call for applications: World Book Capital 2015

Each year, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry—the International Publishers Association (IPA), International Booksellers Federation (IBF) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)—select the World Book Capital for a one-year period, effective 23 April each year. Read More

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  • 12 December 2012
  • By: anonymous