Conference : Building a Book Culture

Via iBbY

The Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC), the Indian Section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), is holding a three-day International Conference on Children’s Libraries – Building A Book Culture, on February 4th—6th, 2010 at New Delhi, India. The aim of the Conference is to discuss the potentials and scope of libraries in strengthening the book culture. This Conference, a pioneering attempt by the Indian BBY, is a step towards this goal.

We invite children’s librarians, educationists, publishers, authors and all others interested in children and books, to attend this important conference. Participants will benefit from the academic sessions, share the experiences of eminent speakers from around the world, and watch demonstrations of reading promotion activities. At the same time, they will enjoy the attractive displays and cultural evenings organised for the occasion.

For further details contact:
Conference Organiser
Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children (AWIC) / Ind.BBY
Nehru House
4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi- 110002

Tel.: 91-11-23311095, 91-11-23316970-74
E-mail [email protected]

The list of speakers and more information can be found here.

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