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Australian Libraries and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030

Australian Libraries are ready to talk about the next steps to be seen as an active force in the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 in Australia and the Asian-Pacific region.  Led by Vicki McDonald, Chair, ALIA International Relations Advisory Committee who is also who is also […]

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Orienting young adults – The Cinema Classroom Project

Co-operation with Barcelona Province Public Libraries and the ESCAC Foundation (Film and Audiovisual School of Catalonia) When young adults are on the second year of High School, in Spain, they find themselves in front of one of their life’s toughest decisions, such as choosing University studies. Some of them have […]

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Winning the Public Library of the Year Award is great promotion for your library

What impact does winning the Public Library of the Year Award have? In 2018 our Public Library, School 7 in Den Helder, the Netherlands, was awarded Public Library of the Year 2018 during the IFLA congress in Kuala Lumpur. As a proud director, I received the Award. We were overwhelmed; […]

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The Public Libray of the year award launched on 2018, March 1st !

 Awarded by the IFLA and the IT company Systematic which sponsors it,  this award is presented to the best new public library anywhere in the world in terms of focus on community needs, local culture and digital development. The award goes to a public library that is either newly built or set […]

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China Continues their review of the Public Libraries Law

The draft was submitted to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee for a second reading at the bi-monthly session, which runs from 30 Oct until 4 Nov 2017. The draft states that modern technology should be integrated into public libraries, with more digital content and networks, to deliver better services […]

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Reopening of Pasir Ris Public Library, the first Mall Library with a dedicated Teen Space in Singapore

Pasir Ris Public Library reopens its doors to the public on 28 November 2015 after nine months of renovations. The library features versatile and distinct spaces to meet different user preferences and needs, enhancing the reading and learning experiences for all patrons. It is now the first mall library with […]

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Successful Applicants Announced

EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) has announced the names of 10 successful applicants for the grant call – Public libraries preparing children and youth for the future. There were  over 270 applications from 71 countries The 10 successful libraries will implement projects that use a wide range of technology […]

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