Monthly Archive for August, 2015

IFLA School Library Guidelines Approved

dition The IFLA School Library Guidelines, 2nd edition, was endorsed by the Professional Committee on advice by the Committee of Standards in June 2015. The standard was revised and written by the School Libraries Section over a period of more than two years and replaces the IFLA/UNESCO School Library Guidelines which were published […]

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Göteborg Book Fair

Several international reading promoters will visit Sweden and Göteborg Book Fair on September 24-27. This year’s laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the South African organisation PRAESA, and Daniel Goldin, publisher and Director of the Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City, will participate in seminars and programs at the […]

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Call for applications for literacy innovation award

The EIFL Public Library Innovation Award for public library services contributing to literacy in the community is now open. This call for applications is open to public and community libraries in developing and transition countries that use information and communication technology (ICT) in creative ways to improve literacy of children […]

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Dutch Reading Promotion

The Dutch Art of Reading program supports reading aloud, free voluntary reading, and information literacy for children. Strategies include BookStart, the Public Library at school, and strategic reading promotion networks. Public libraries work with various organizations and agencies. The Dutch Reading Foundation and the National Library oversee the initiatives. BookStart […]

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