Public Libraries' gala dinner

Tuesday 8 November 2016 Canberra: Public libraries were celebrated last night at a gala dinner at Canberra's Parliament House.

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To showcase public libraries' contribution to innovation and creativity, ALIA produced this fact sheet - 10 ways that libraries power smart cities.

The Guidelines, Standards and Outcome Measure for Australian Public Libraries were also launched.

Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy (pictured), and Shadow Attorney General, Mark Dreyfus, both had wonderful personal anecdotes about libraries and paid tribute to libraries' contribution to Australian communities. 

 

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Tuesday 08 November 2016 11:15am