Libraries For Everyone – LIFE Forum

Life after LIFE: New Horizons for the Municipal Libraries in Turkey

When

2 – 4 October 2018

Where

Antalya, Turkey

IFLA will be represented by President-elect Christine Mackenzie

Description

About the LIFE Program

In line with the official slogan of “Local Transformation, Global Access” the LIFE Program envisions the stimulation of a process of radical transformation and advancement at selected municipal public libraries representing the province, the district and township levels, so that these institutions become “centers of attraction” for the citizens residing in their service areas.

The Program will not only transform the municipal public libraries into community centers, but will also assist especially women, the elderly, the youth, the unemployed, the disabled, and the rural populations have life improvements especially in the impact areas of economic development, education, communication, and culture and leisure.

The Program which is supported by stakeholders, private sector entities and NGO’s will also work toward and take the necessary measures for the sustainability of the program activities.

SOURCE: Libraries for Everyone website

Forum, Advocacy, Turkey

Last update: 5 September 2018