BSLA Country Project: Lithuania
The Lithuanian Librarians' Association has 2500 members (personal and honorary) and 76 departments all over Lithuania. The profession of Library and Information Science is young in Lithuania therefore it has a wide potential of growth.
Membership in the LLA is open to all library workers and any citizen of Lithuania.
Membership and communication: To create a strategy to encourage new professionals to join the LLA, and to grow new leaders. To strengthen communication with members and potential members, including new technology.
Partnerships and collaboration: To strengthen smaller units of the LLA and broaden inclusion of the regions, to encourage active membership, and to create new partnerships
Advocacy and fundraising: To enhance the visibility of the association in society and on the national agenda, to develop new sources of funding
Activities and news
Library Associations share successes and experiences at first IFLA Building Strong Library Associations mini-congress in Berlin
27 February 2012
Lithuania: Third workshop in the BSLA programme to be held this December
13 December 2011
Associations begin to assess the impact of the BSLA programme
16 November 2011
Lithuania: Lithuanian Librarians’ Association towards more strategic partnerships
5 July 2011
Membership and new professionals a key strategy for Lithuanian Librarians’ Association at first BSLA workshop
21 January 2011
Information and resources
Airida Samavičienė, LLA Secretary, In country facilitator
Alina Jaskuniene, LLA President (2011)
Ramune Petuchovaite, Ministry of Culture
Ugnė Rutkauskienė, Impact Specialist, "Libraries for Innovation"
Claudia Lux, Trainer
Fiona Bradley, ALP Programme Coordinator, IFLA
Last update: 15 December 2016