World Library and Information Congress: 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

1001 Libraries to see before you die project and announcement of the 2014 Public Library of the Year Award


17 August 2014


Lyon, France


Planning a trip, want to visit some libraries but not sure where you should go? Wonder no more! Your collegaues from the IFLA Public Libraries Section are busily compiling the ultimate guide for Librarians 1001 libraries to see before you die .

This will be launched in Lyon at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress on 17 August 2014 during the IFLA Market Session: 1001 libraries to see before you die – project . Our online initiative aims to bring together best practice examples of public library buildings and spaces from around the world. It will also include links to relevant websites and other resources.

As part of this session the Sections are delighted to host the presentation of the inaugural, international architecture award by the Danish Agency for Culture and the famous Danish firm Schmidt hammer lassen architects with an prize of DKK 25,000 to the best Public Library of the Year 2014 for a library that has been opened between 2012 and early 2014.

Congress, Public Libraries, Library buildings and equipment, France

Last update: 4 May 2018