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60 Books for the Summer : official launch

60 Books for the Summer: official launch On June 6th, the 60 Books for the Summer list was launched at the European Parliament library in Brussels. Organised by Public Libraries 2020 and hosted by MEPs Brando Benifei, Esther de Lange and Catherine Stihler, the event...

MEP Library Lovers meet some of Europe’s finest librarians

MEP Library Lovers breakfast with representatives from EU libraries MEP Library Lovers met representatives from EU pioneering libraries On April 25th, the MEP Library Lovers met representatives from pioneering libraries across Europe for a breakfast at the European...

Esther de Lange MEP visits Utrecht library

Member of European Parliament visits Utrecht library MEP Library Lover Esther de Lange visits Utrecht library On April 18 MEP Library Lover Esther de Lange visited Utrecht public library to discover more about the changing role of public libraries and the links...

Ana Gomes MEP visits library in Oeiras

Member of European Parliament visits Public Library of Oeiras MEP Library Lover Ana Gomes visits library in Oeiras On March 24, the second session of the Prohibited Books project was held at the public library of Oeiras (Portugal). The Lover by Marguerite Duras – one...

Prof. Zdzisław Krasnodębski MEP visits Bremen Library

Member of European Parliament visits Public Library of Bremen Barbara Lison meets MEP Library Lover Prof. Zdzisław Krasnodębski On Friday, March 10th, the Polish Member of the European Parliament and MEP Library Lover, Prof. Zdzisław Krasnodębski, visited the Bremen...

A copyright framework for public libraries

Debating copyright in Strasbourg Over 100 million library users in the EU: how can copyright reform help them? On March 15th, the MEP Library Lovers group held a debate on EU copyright reform and its potential impact on libraries and cultural heritage institutions. ...

MEP Library Lover Merja Kyllönen visits National Library of Finland

Library News – Finland Discussion at the Finnish National Library On Friday 10th of February the MEP Library Lover Merja Kyllönen (GUE/NGL) gathered with fellow MEP Anneli Jäätteenmäki (ALDE), Finnish politicians and representatives from the Finnish libraries at...