Conferences and Seminars

2017

2016

  • World Library and Information Congress: 81th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, 13-18 August, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
    • Monday 15 August 
    • 13.00 - 16.30 A sanctuary in times of need  Columbus Metropolitan Library - Public Libraries and Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section
    • 16.45 - 18.30 Systematic Public Library of the Year Award 2016. Columbus Metropolitan Library
    • Wednesday 17 August
    • 9.30 - 12.45 Session 165 Literacy Matters!: Strategies, Awards and Campaigns for Supporting Development Through Literacy and Reading - Literacy and Reading with Libraries for Children and Young Adults, Public Libraries and School Libraries
    • 11.45 – 13.45 Session 179 Bringing the Law to the Library: connections, collaboration, and community in support of access to justice and the rule of law - Law Libraries with Public Libraries, and Government Information and Official Publications
    • 13.45 – 15.45 Session 191 Public access in libraries, hosted by IFLA in connection with the Dynamic Coalition on Public Libraries - IFLA Headquarters with Dynamic Coalition on Public Libraries (Internet Governance Forum)

2015

  1. Theme: Learning across boundaries; a workshop Public Libraries Section in partnership with Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section. 9.30 - 12.45
  2. Theme:  Technology facilitating access to information : libraries supporting development Public Libraries Section in partnership with Information Technology, Library and Research Services for Parliaments and Asia and Oceania. 13.45-15.45
  3. Theme:  Public Library Service to the Socially Isolated: Homeless, Incarcerated, Mentally ill Public Libraries Section in partnership with Library Service for People with Special Needs. 13.45-17.00

2014

2013

2012

2011

World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
13-18 August, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Theme: Rethinking the role of public libraries

2010

2009

World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
23-27 August 2009, Milan, Italy
Theme: Framing the future for a new agenda for public libraries

2008

World Library and Information Congress: 10-14 August 2008, Québec, Canada
Theme: Advocacy in the political arena in support of public libraries and their services and programs

2007

World Library and Information Congress: 74th IFLA General Conference and Assembly
10-15 August, Durban, South Africa
Division III. Libraries Serving the General Public
Theme: Social Inclusion - how can public libraries embrace the challenge of reaching out to serve all people in their community?

2003-2004

1997-2002

Public Libraries

Last update: 1 November 2016