Tag Archive for 'Public Libraries'

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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Memories of Paris

Thanks to  Ljiljana Sabljak,  for this photograph of Public Libraries Section members at the mid-term meeting in Paris in May.  We were about to tour the wonderful Bibliothèque Marguerite Duras which had a host of exciting inititaives for us to explore.

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How do you Desribe a Library?

  Background The concept for this project had its genesis at the Standing Committee’s second meeting at the 2012 IFLA Congress in Helsinki when we were discussing the papers that had been given over the course of the past week. It was noted that certain words had consistently  been used […]

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Public Libraries Shine in the IFLA Marketing Awards

  It was great to see a number of public libraries named in the list of finalists for the 11th IFLA International Marketing Award for 2013. These awards are offered by the IFLA Section on Management and Marketing in collaboration with Emerald Group Publishing Limited. The Award honors organizations that implement creative, […]

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