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Public Library Agenda for Kuala Lumpur is now Available

Are you attending one of the Public Libraries Standing Committee meetings in Kuala Lumpur? Download the agenda so that you can be fully engaged.

13 August 2018 | Public Libraries, bibliotherapy, Malaysia

Finalists in 2018 IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Announced

And the nominees for the 2018 Public Library of the Year are... The jury has now agreed on the five nominees for the 2018 Public Library of the Year award. All five will now proceed for selection as the the world’s best new public library.world’s best new public library.

28 Juni 2018 | Public Libraries, Awards

Minutes from mid-term meeting in Den Haag now available

The Public Libraries Standing Committee held a highly successful two day mid-term meeting in Den Haag during March. There was a focus on future projects and plans including the schedule for the WLIC in Kuala Lumpur.

17 April 2018 | Public Libraries, Meetings, Netherlands

Entries for IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Now Open

PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE YEAR We are excited to announce that entries are now open for the IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Awards . First offered in 2014 the Award is a wonderful opportunity to showcase new public library buildings and associated programs, and consider their impact on the community.

1 März 2018 | Public Libraries, IFLA Professional Awards

PLS Minutes from Wroclaw now Available

The Public Libraries Section held two great meetings when we met in Wroclaw during August. The Minutes of these meetings are now available.

31 Oktober 2017 | Public Libraries, Meetings

How Public Libraries Contribute to the STEM Agenda

Public libraries are uniquely placed as centres of informal learning for all ages, at the heart of their communities. They have embraced the opportunities to bring STEAM initiatives to all, from the very young through to those who are post-retirement. 'How Public Libraries Contribute to the STEM Agenda' collects together the case studies presented at STEAM into Sydney, the Public Library Standing Committee's 2017 mid-term meeting.

26 Mai 2017 | Public Libraries, Access to information, Australia

Managing Change - PLS Satellite Program now available

Planning for the 2017 WLIC? Make sure you make time to attend 'Managing Change: Library Transitions', the Satellite being jointly presented by Public Libraries and Management and Marketing Sections in Bergen.

8 Mai 2017 | Public Libraries, Marketing, Norway, anagement and Marketin, Satellite Meeting, Bergeb

Public Libraries Section mid-term minutes now available

The Minutes from the Public Libraries Standing Committee are now available to read and download.

20 April 2017 | Public Libraries, Australia

STEAM into Sydney - its a wrap!

STEAM into Sydney - the Public Libraries Section seminar in Sydney was sold out in four hours demonstrating the great interest in this topic. Delegates from around the world came together to share and learn. If you weren't able to join us read on to see how you can catch up with what happened.

13 April 2017 | Australia

Stream STEAM into Sydney

STEAM into Sydney was fully subscribed within 4 hours of us opening registrations. Sadly many of you missed the opportunity to be in the Metcalf Auditorium at the State Library of New South Wales but it’s not all bad news! As promised we will be streaming the sessions so you can sit in the comfort of your office or lounge room and follow the proceedings

9 März 2017 | Public Libraries, , Australia

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