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Photo of the award - a vertical brass spiral with a star on top
25 Aug 2021
The new EIFL Public Library Innovation Award call – for public libraries supporting education recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic – is now open (...)
Cover image of the EIFL 2020 Annual Report showing a young woman, wearing a coronavirus protective mask, using a computer in a Ugandan village library.
19 May 2021
We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2020 Annual Report in which we share our achievements in a year dominated by the COVID-19 (...)
Front of Mbarara Public Library building, showing sign advertising Airtel internet access at the library.
07 Apr 2021
In Soroti Public Library, 300 miles north of Kampala, excitement is growing about a new ‘Digital Skills @ Your Public Library’ project, offering (...)
A group of young photographers try out the cameras and other equipment in the library.
25 Mar 2021
Choma Provincial Library in Zambia is transforming the lives of young creatives by providing them with training, space and equipment to work (...)
The five innovative librarians: clockwise, from top left, Momoh Mansaray (Sierra Leone), Allan Hagwelele (Zambia), Yusuf Ganyana Juma (Kenya), Jemmimah Wangechi Maragwa (Kenya) and Mostafa Mahammad Tuhami (Egypt).
11 Feb 2021
Congratulations to five young African public library innovators who have been selected by EIFL to speak at the 4th conference of the African (...)
The Award trophy - a brass spiral with a star on top!
19 Jan 2021
Libraries across the world locked down under national restrictions to halt the spread of COVID-19 found innovative ways of continuing services, (...)
Computer training in a public library
16 Oct 2020
EIFL has signed a call for urgent action to ensure that every community has access to at least one free, publicly-available, adequately connected (...)