The Law Clinic of Klaipeda‘s I. Simonaityte library (Lithuania)

An interesting topic has arisen lately amongst the library community on how public libraries can expand their influence and provide a set of services beyond the traditional. As Mogens Verstegaard points out, the traditional library is being overcome by another model, the relational library that’ll meet the expectations of nowadays users. In this line, new... Continue Reading →

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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 connections. The first call for applications has just been launched. In this call, only municipalities... Continue Reading →

New Sistership! Castropol Public Library “Menéndez Pelayo” (Spain) and Prelog Municipal Library (Croatia)

We are very happy to announce a new sistership in the Program: Castropol Public Library “Menéndez Pelayo” (Spain) is now connected with Prelog Municipal Library (Croatia). Castropol Public Library was the last library to join the program, we announced their incorporation only last week! They got in touch with Prelog and soon came to an... Continue Reading →

Volunteers EVS in the library in Piekary Slaskie

Joanna Naczyńska, director of the Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie, has sent us information about 2 activities developed in their library. This is the first activity, a great experience they've been developing for the last 5 years with a grant from the European Commission: Since 2013 we have been carrying out international projects under the Erasmus+ programme.... Continue Reading →

Erasmus+ opportunity for library cooperation: the Mills of Folk Knowledge project

Erasmus+ is a funding program from the European Commission that has brought together in its last edition previous grant programs: amongst others, Leonardo Da Vinci (for vocational education and training), Grundtvig (adult learning) and Youth in action (youth non-formal and informal learning). Some participants in the NAPLE Sister Libraries have been granted in the past... Continue Reading →

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