Monthly Archive for July, 2016

Libraries: a sanctuary in times of need – the Public Libraries response

        Libraries throughout the world have a strong history of responding to natural disasters and humanitarian crises, providing a welcoming environment, a place of refuge for body and soul, and a source of information. An off-site session will be held at the IFLA WLIC in Columbus (a […]

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IFLA Little Library

IFLA has announced that at this years World  Library and Information Columbus they will host an IFLA Little Library with the slogan Leave a book – Take a book! In many countries across the world, people have created mini-libraries, or street-libraries to share their books with their neighbours. You will have […]

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Bright idea for young asylum seekers

        The Swedish Motala library has received 670 000 SEK to a project where the newly arrived young people will teach seniors manage computers and how the internet works. The money comes from the non-profit organization Enter Sweden, which since 2010 runs the project IT Guide Sweden. […]

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