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Co-authored by librarians from the Lisbon Libraries Network and PL2030, the Rough Guide to Citizen Engagement in Public Libraries explores the role of public libraries in facilitating citizen engagement processes.

Published by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, the Rough Guide was launched during the “New ways of democracy: Citizen engagement in public libraries” session at the Next Library Festival 2023 in Aarhus in May.

The toolkit showcases how public libraries can enhance the social impact within their communities and outside, arguing that public libraries can play a greater role in policy making and creating a space to address policy issues collectively. 


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