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Generation Code: Born at the Library 2018

A librarian's impressions by Jean-Marie Reding, EBLIDA correspondent, live from Brussels   The first "Generation Code: Born at the library" took place in 2016 (18.-19.10.), organised by the European public library advocacy project Public Libraries 2020 (PL2020)....

60 Books for the Summer 2018

On May 30th, 60 Books for the Summer, a curated list of MEP Library Lovers' book recommendations for the summer, was launched in Strasbourg. The event was hosted by MEPs Anne Sander, Brando Benifei and Catherine Stihler and was opened by former...

Bulgarian Days – Olga Sehnalová at Kroměříž library

From 9 to 13 April, the European days were held in Kroměříž, the Czech Republic. This edition was dedicated to Bulgaria -- since it is the Bulgarian Presidency of the Coucil of the European Union. The European days are regularly organized by...

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...