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New Section! Calendar of ephemeris and activities

Today, we present a new section of the blog: a Sister Libraries Calendar where you can check the ephemeris related with Public Libraries, Reading, Congresses on Libraries, International Days of all sorts, etc. You can find it under the Meet the… Continue Reading →

The European Volunteer Service (EVS) Step by Step

The EVS is a service inscribed in the Erasmus+ Program that promotes the volunteering abroad of youngsters between 17 and 30 for periods from 2 weeks to 12 months. Volunteers can work in one of these areas:  culture, youth, sports, children,… Continue Reading →

Free Wifi for th European Public Libraries: the WiFi4EU program of the European Commission

  The European Commission has launched a program to promote free Wi-Fi in public spaces. Public libraries are specifically referred as eligible. The WiFi4EU program has been granted 120 million to support the installation of state-of-the-art Wi-Fi equipment and high-speed… Continue Reading →

Turn on Literature, a cooperation project in libraries about literature and the digital technologies

The Creative Europe programme is an instrument of the European Commission created in 2014 to support the culture and audiovisual sectors, to help them ”seize the opportunities of the digital age and globalisation” and also ”access to new international opportunities,… Continue Reading →

New section at the blog! International Library Days

In 2014 we published a post about a library in the program who was awarder Library of the Year in 2013 on Croatian Library Day. In this post we asked you to tell us about the Library Days in your… Continue Reading →

IFLA WLIC 2018 call for Papers

IFLA will held their 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly next 30 August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Call for papers is now open for the open sessions of the different sections. Deadlines varies from section to section although they’re all… Continue Reading →

2018, European Year of Cultural Heritage

  The European Union has set 2018 as the Year of Cultural Heritage. Highlighting its “universal value for us as individuals, communities and societies”, they aim to raise awareness on the importance of preserving and passing it on to future… Continue Reading →

European Members of the Parliament share their reading recommendations

Pl202 (Public Libraries 2020) is a programme run by the Reading and Writing Foundation, an organization aiming to “prevent and reduce literacy difficulties in the Netherlands and in Europe”. The goal of the Public Libraries 2020 programme is “to raise… Continue Reading →

We want to Spread the Word. Will you help us?

Earlier this year we decided to change the image of the Sister Libraries program. We worked on that for a few months and, in May 2017, we launched the new blog. Changes included a new logo and a simplified structure…. Continue Reading →

Funding opportunity for Sister Libraries under Creative Europe

Some of the Sister Libraries have applied (and succeeded) to grants from the European Commission. The most relevant examples are the project Library, I love it!, where 8 public libraries 4 of which were Sister Libraries got a Grundtvig  grant… Continue Reading →

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