Public Libraries Sessions – IFLA Congress 2016







On this side of the world the Australian IFLA contingent is getting ready to head on over to the Congress and the various satellite events.  What an array of sessions to choose from!

Please join our first session on Monday 15 August 2016 from 1-4.30 pm at the Columbus Main Library (a short walk from the Convention Centre) A Sanctuary in Times of Need- the public library response.  You will hear some inspirational stories about how public libraries have been working with refugee communities

Who will win the prestigious Systematic Public Library of the Year Award?

Find out following this session from 4.30-6.30 pm

Shortlisted libraries are:

  • Chicago Public Library, Chinatown Branch, USA
  • Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, Australia
  • Success Public Library, Australia

Hear about these fabulous libraries and join us afterwards for a celebratory drink.

Everyone is welcome to attend the Public Libraries Standing Committee Meetings as observers

Session 037 Saturday 13 August 3.15pm – 5.45 pm Room C212
Session 209 Thursday 18 August 9.45am – 11.15 am Room C226