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Annie Schreijer visits the public library in Twenterand

On February 2, Annie Schreijer-Pierik MEP visited her local library in Vriezenveen together with the alderman. The Twenterand Public Library hosts a Taalpunt (language point) - a place in the library where everybody who has questions about...

Artis Pabriks MEP presents his work at Valmiera Public Library

On January 26, Valmiera Joint Library hosted the presentation of the new book by Artis Pabriks, a member of the European Parliament (and MEP Library Lover): the cultural history essay “Hirschenhof's story” (“Hiršenhofas stāsts. Kultūrvēsturiska...

Axel Voss MEP visits library in Bonn

December 4th, University and Regional Library of Bonn On December 4th, MEP Axel Voss visited the University and Regional Library of Bonn, where he met Armin Talke and Natascha Reip from the Deutscher Bibliotheksverband (German Library Association). Axel Voss MEP is...

60 Books for Christmas

Let the countdown to Christmas begin! Remember 60 Books for the Summer, the eclectic reading list suggested by MEP Library Lovers from the European Parliament? We are re-launching the list as an advent calendar on our social media platforms. Every day until Christmas...

Generation Code: Born at the Library 2017

Generation Code: Born at the Library 2017 On 17-18 October librarians from all over Europe gathered in the European Parliament in Brussels for the second edition of Generation Code: Born at the Library - the interactive exhibition showcasing top innovative digital...

MEP Artis Pabriks at Valmiera Joint Library

Conversations about literature and politics Member of the European Parliament Artis Pabriks visited the Valmiera Joint Library on July 28, 2017 The Valmiera Joint Library in Latvia, together with MEP Artis Pabriks started a programme of reading activities for the...

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...