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Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

Last week in the NAPLE Sister Libraries Blog we had the announcement of a new sistership in the Programme, this time between Public Library in Aleksandrów  from Poland and Allo Public Library from Spain.

Remember you can check all the libraries participating here and the sisterships made so far here.

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

Last week on Sister Libraries Blog, Danijela and Kristian from Public Library Fran Galovic in Koprivnica from Croatia sent a post telling us the last activities and projects they are developing with their sister library Sastamala Public Library from Finland.

They are swaping ideas about different projects as the new building for Fran Galovic library and the programme of Sastamala of cooperation with local high school students. Furthermore, they are preparing an on-line quiz for upper grade primary scool students in Koprivnica called “Learn more about Finland…” and, finally, they told us the prospect that their directors meet in the IFLA Annual Conference in Helsinki.

If you want to know more details about these entire interesting projects read the full post in Sister Libraries Blog.

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

Last week in Sister Libraries Blog, Aleksandra, Director of Library in Piekary Śląskie from Poland told us that children from Arucas Library, its Spanish sister library, and Piekary Slaskie made bookmarks at the International Day of Books. Then they swapped them and also wished each other on occasion this Day.

Then the bookmarks were the prizes for finalists readership contest of the book “Anne of Green Gables”. If you want to know more details, click here.

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

Last week on Sister Libraries Blog we had very important news; it has been reached the amount of 20 sisterships in the Sister Libraries Programme!! The Aveiro Municipal Library from Portugal and the Regional Public Library in Krakow from Poland are the libraries with this honor.

We are happy of beginning this week with this good news. To read more about the first steps of these new sister libraries and about other activities Aveiro Municipal Library is carrying out, clik here.

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

Last week on Sister Libraries Blog, Loly León, the Director of Arucas Municipal Library from Spain, told us that they had prepared a collective reading with its sister library the Municipal Piekary Slaskie Library in Poland, to mark the celebration of Book Day next 23th April.

You can read more about this news here.

Summary of news on the Sister Library Programme

Last week in Sister Libraries Blog, Aleksandra Zawalska-Hawel, Director Municipal Public Library in Piekary Śląskie, has sent us a post about the art competition for children to which she has invited their 5 sister libraries to participate in .

On the other hand, we had a new pair of sister libraries! Public Library “Fran Galovic” in Koprivnica from Croatia and Sastamala Public Library from Finland have decided to accomplish a sister partnership.

You can read more about these news on the blog.

Summary of news on the Sister Library Programme

Last week in Sister Libraries Blog there were important novelties! First of all, Valença Municipal Library from Portugal and Kuusamo City Library from Finland have decided to accomplish a sister relationship.

Furthermore, there is a new participating library in the Programme: Municipal Library Český Těšín from Czech Republic. And it has already found a sister library in Daruvar Public Library from Croatia. You can check all the sisterships made so far here.

Summary of news on the Sister Library Programme

Last week in Sister Libraries Blog, we had a new participating library Utena A. and M. Miskiniai Public Library, that has submitted its form and photos to the blog and it is the third Lithuanian library looking for a sister.

And, on the other hand, we had a new match! Ljubljana City Library from Slovenia and the Regional Public Library Krakow from Poland have decided to accomplish a sister partnership.

Summary of news in the Sister Libraries Programme

This week in Sister Libraries Blog, Aleksandra, Director of Library in Piekary Śląskie, told us a little bit about the first experiencies with their sister libraries. Read more about their beginnings here.

The Library Day in the Life Project

The Library Day in the Life Project is a semi-annual event coordinated by Bobbi Newman. She is also a coordinator of a newly launched project This is What a Librarian Looks Like. Twice a year librarians, library staff and also LIS student from all over the globe are invited to share a day (or week) in the library. January 30th through February 5th 2012 more than 360 librarians from the United States of America, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Hungary, the Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Serbia, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Israel, Mongolia, Singapore and New Zealand participated in the Round 8.

Also 30 Latvian librarians and LIS students participated in this project. They represented twenty public, one academic, one school and one institutional library. Three social media were used to describe their day in the library –Twitter, Blogger and social network Draugiem.lv (‘For Friends’).

Dace Udre
New Professionals Section
Library Association of Latvia