Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section

Division: Library Services

The Section's major purpose is to support the provision of the library service and reading promotion to children and young adults throughout the world. Its main objectives are to promote international cooperation in the fields of library services to children and young adults, and to encourage the exchange of experience, education and training and research in all aspects of this subject. The Section's concerns include the provision of library services to all children and young adults in different cultures and traditions in cooperation with appropriate organizations and to adults interacting with children and young adults. The Section works in cooperation with other IFLA Sections and a number of international reading and library associations, including the International Reading Association (IRA) and the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).

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Libraries for Children and Young Adults, Sections

Last update: 12 January 2020

Latest News

“Using Retro Technologies in a Children’s Library”: Latest addition to the SC Best Practices YouTube channel

At the Russian State Library for Young Adults (RSLYA), we hold interactive meetings together with children, actively using retro technologies.

9 June 2021

Streaming of Section's 2021 Midyear Meeting available

The IFLA Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section held it’s 2021 Midyear Meeting online on March 19th via Zoom. Since the registrations were booked very fast we decided to stream the Midyear Meeting – for the first time in the history of the Section!

23 March 2021