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20 May 2016
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) manager Ramune Petuchovaite attended the 2nd African Public Libraries Summit in Mbabane, Swaziland, from 30 April to 1 May 2016. Ramune was inspired to meet a new corps of young African library leaders and to see them engage in lively discussion (...)
21 Jan 2016
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
EIFL has released a new video about a mobile library project that takes solar-powered laptop computers and internet to poorly resourced schools to give struggling children hands on computer practice. The video features Western Regional Library’s first visit to Archbishop Amissah Junior High School (...)
10 Nov 2015
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
In September, EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) team members and representatives of EIFL-PLIP grantee libraries travelled to Aarhus – named by some studies the happiest city in Denmark  – to attend Next Library 2015 festival, and to celebrate the opening of the new Aarhus Central (...)
23 Jul 2015
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
“It is smart to belong to a good network,” commented one delegate during the AfLIA 2015 post-conference organised by the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) on June 3, 2015, in Accra, Ghana. The theme of networking came up repeatedly during both the AfLIA main conference (also held (...)
24 Mar 2015
Posted by Ramune Petuchovaite, Public Library Innovation Programme Manager
It is exciting to see so many public libraries taking part with other players this week in European Get Online Week (23 – 29 March). Just five years ago public library participation would have been rare, because the role of public libraries as providers of skills training for first-time computer (...)