Improving Lives: Public Libraries in Africa, Europe, and Caribbean Win EIFL Innovation Awards
The four libraries, in Africa, Europe and the Caribbean, use digital technology and fun activities to improve lives in their communities by addressing development issues included in the
Congratulations to –-
- ‘Cercle de lecture et d’animation culturelle’ (CLAC), whose mobile library service offers online mathematics and computer coding classes to under-resourced schools in Yaoundé, capital of Cameroon;
- Cyberiada public library, which has inspired children in the town of Elblag in Poland to take action to protect the environment through their environmental education service;
- Kaunas Municipal ‘Vincas Kudirka’ Public Library in Lithuania, which provides a dynamic and practical electronics, 3D design and computer coding education programme to motivate young people to take up careers in technology and engineering;
- Micoud Public Library in the island of St Lucia, whose computer and job-seeking skills training programme is building young people’s confidence to seek work.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.