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Public libraries welcome a diverse group of citizens – more than any other public or private institution, public libraries offer a unique space for encounter and exchange. We see libraries as a dynamic and inclusive space accessible to all that connects with local citizens and global concerns.
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From the 23-24 of October, the Lisbon Public Libraries Network hosted the third in-person meeting of the Future of Europe for Public Libraries (FEPL) project. Over the course of the two-day meeting, nearly 50 library professionals from across Europe gathered in...
Public libraries have immense potential to become powerful hubs for citizen science initiatives and programmes. A 2022 paper ‘Public libraries embrace citizen science: Strengths and challenges’ based on research conducted with Barcelona’s public library network found...