Congress theme: “Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities”

Friday, 9 August 2013

Free Public Talks at the National Library Building


17 August, 14:00-15:30
17 August, 16:00-17:30
18 August, 14:00-15:00
19 August, 09:30-12:45
21 August, 19:00-20:30


Central Public Library – National Library Building

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National Library Building SingaporeLibrary practitioners from all over the globe will be in Singapore, offering a rare opportunity for WLIC delegates and locals learn from each other.

For WLIC 2013 a series of free public talks are being made available—some taking place just before the opening of the Congress.

Speakers to include

  • Dr Ismail Serageldin –Director of the Library of Alexandria
  • Cathy Davidson – Professor and Author
  • Dr. Michael Seadle – Director of the Berlin School for Library and Information Science
  • Linda Pavonetti – Vice President, International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)
  • Lisa Von Drasek – Curator, Children’s Literature Research Collections, University of Minnesota Libraries
  • Ingrid Källström – Children’s Librarian, Stockholm Public Library
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