Author Archive for public-libraries

Sharing. talking and reading (S*T*A*R*) – Early Years Literacy Program in Australia

      Literacy matters – Early Years Programs Following the various sessions around the IFLA Congress – yes – literary matters very much and we saw some great program examples. I’m taking the opportunity to share and early years literacy program from my City. City of Gold Coast Libraries […]

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PLS Satellite – Philadelphia

          Hello everyone, I have arrived in Philadelphia ahead of the 2016 Public Libraries’ pre Congress satellite. Today I have been learning amongst other things, all about Benjamin Franklin who with a group of friends opened America’s first lending library in 1731. This library paved the […]

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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 […]

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Bicycool Library

A great way to promote libraries, reading and riding.  Find out about the 1 May – 9 June 2013 event at  http://bicycoollibrary.org/

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Singapore Poster Sessions

The “Best IFLA Poster 2013” will be selected from the posters presented in Singapore by a jury on behalf of the IFLA Professional Committee. The Chair of the Professional Committee will announce the winner during the Closing Session on Thursday, 22 August 2013. Don’t miss the Poster Sessions during IFLA’s 79th IFLA General […]

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Czech and Catalan Translations of IFLA Public Library Services Guidelines now available, Ja estan disponibles les traduccions al txec i al català de les Directrius de l’IFLA per al servei de les biblioteques públiques, Ya están disponibles las traducciones al xeco y catalán de las Directrices IFLA para el servicio de bibliotecas públicas

On behalf of IFLA, the Public Libraries Section chair Suzanne Payette warmly congratulates and thanks Vít Richter (Vit.Richter@nkp.cz) of the National Library of the Czech Republic who coordinated the Czech translation and Àngels Migueles Sarri who co-ordinated the Catalan work. The Czech translation has already been added to the IFLA […]

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IFLA 2013 Singapore – Public Libraries Section Program

An amazing program from Public Libraries and Metropolitan Libraries Section awaits you in Singapore  Exploring an e-book future (e-book lending models, copyright and other issues) and a World café.   We will present an exciting program of   3-4 short speakers followed by a world café discussing different themes concerning the […]

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