‘Hijabi Girl’, the Librarian & the Author

Today’s post comes to us from Australian children’s book author, Hazel Edwards O.A.M. Thank you Hazel for sharing this lovely story!  As an author, I’m a fan of librarians, especially after our ‘Hijabi Girl’ launch at Craigieburn Library, in Victoria (Aus). This area has 160 languages in the municipality and often IN the library. Muslim librarian Ozge […]

Books: Children’s book awards and prizes

As part of the research for this topic, I have been looking at book awards and prizes.  One of my past jobs was working for the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) and this exposed me to the wonderful world of children’s literature and the amazing array of talent we have in this field in […]

Library spaces we love: Utrecht University Library & Westerville Public Library

Today’s post comes from the ILN’s Country Coordinator for Macedonia, Rozita Petrinska Labudovikj  My favourite space in public libraries is the children’s space, and in academic libraries – the reading rooms. Academic library One of my favourite academic libraries is the Utrecht University Library in Utrecht, the Netherlands, mostly because of its design and richness of […]