Library and Information Week 2020

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Library and Information Week, is held during the last week of May each year. In 2020 Library and Information Week will take place from 25–29 May 2020.


Library and Information Week provides the community with the opportunity to:

  • Find out about the wide range of services that libraries offer.
  • Recognise the vital role which libraries and information services play for research and education.
  • Recognise the contribution of specialist libraries for the work outcomes in corporations, government departments, hospitals and other institutions.
  • Debate our information future and the government's approach to it.
  • Emphasise the significance of libraries in the maintenance of our history and culture at community and national levels.
  • Recognise the importance of library and information services as providers of services for people who may otherwise be disadvantaged by their lack of access to information and services.
  • Consider the role which libraries play in our local community, work, and personal life.
ALIA Advocacy Event
Monday 25 May 2020 (All day) to Friday 29 May 2020 (All day)