- May 2019
The jury has now agreed on the four shortlisted libraries for the 2019 IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year award. All four will now be considered for selection as the world’s best new public library.
27 May 2019
Six inspiring reading initiatives from three different continents are nominated for the $10.000 Joy of Reading Award. The award is to be presented by the President of The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Glòria Pérez-Salmerón, on the 2nd of June in Aarhus, Denmark.
01 May 2019
- March 2019
As the President for IFLA, Glòria Pérez-Salmerón understands the importance of contributing in the fight against illiteracy. In June 2019, she will present the Systematic - Joy of Reading Award - at Next Library in Aarhus, Denmark.
05 March 2019
- February 2019
Being part of the FunDza Literacy Trust organisation – winner of the 2017 Joy of Reading Award – has improved Thendo Khumalo's ability to both write and edit.
25 February 2019
In August 2019, the international “Public Library of the Year” award will once again be presented to a new public library – anywhere in the world – that best embraces key considerations that include user desires, local culture and digital development.
11 February 2019
- January 2019
In 2017, the South African organisation FunDza Literacy Trust grabbed the Systematic – Joy of Reading Award, which since has boosted the organisation’s profile and opportunities.
11 January 2019
- November 2018
Reading projects and initiatives from all over the world have the opportunity for a financial boost when the Systematic Joy of Reading Award is presented in June 2019.
20 November 2018
Using “business Intelligence” makes it possible to transform seemingly valueless raw data into active, useful knowledge that can make a difference.
14 November 2018
- October 2018
A few months ago, the Dutch library School 7 was awarded with the 2018 Public Library of the Year prize. Jacinta Krimp, Director of the winner library, tells about the time after the newly won title.
29 October 2018
- August 2018
“You can get married in the theatre or celebrate your birthday in the café. Everything is possible in School 7,” declares Jacinta Krimp, director of the School 7 library in the Netherlands (KopGroep Libraries), winner of the 2018 Public Library of the Year award.
28 August 2018