Arab League Project

Randa Al Chidiac, LLA President, attended a regional meeting organized by the Arab League Library to draft a plan to create an online directory of libraries and information centers in Arab World. Date: January 17 – 19, 2016 Location: Cairo, Egypt Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmQ6jaFp

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Open Source and Library Management Systems

Dr. Jawad Makki gave a presentation to introduce LLA members to the concept of open source and available library systems. Date: December 17 2015 Location: Information Sciences Department (Branch 1), Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://www.flickr.com/gp/lebaneselibrary/L59a81

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Launching of LLA Specialized Special Interest Group

Mr. Ibrahim Issa, Coordinator of the LLA Specialized Libraries Committee, organized a meeting with librarians from specialized libraries to establish a sub-committee in LLA related to specialized libraries and information centers. Date: December 8 2015 Location: Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJbv8o

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Lebanese Library Association 2015 Luncheon

The luncheon was organized ro gather colleagues in a social event that allows LLA to honor colleagues who have always been a pillar of guidance, a model of professionalism and tower of motivation in spurring the profession. Date: 13 June 2015 Location: Michael’s Restaurant, Jounieh  

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Workshop: How to Encourage Students to Read Arabic Books

Ms. Samar Mahfouz Barraj a renowned author of children books provided a workshop to promote reading to young children, especially the reading of Arabic books. The workshop was mainly intended for public school librarians, as well as teachers teaching grades (1-2-3-4). Date: June 6 2015 Location: Lebanese American University, Beirut,...

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