Eurotoolbox Lauch

Author and illustrator Sharon King-Chai, helped launch the Eurotoolbox 2021 at the Victoria Library Westminster last night and transfixed us with her immense creativity, praising the value of libraries in the promoting reading đź“š

Contact Mariella Reidy at : maria.riccobono.iic@esteri.it for more information on how to book this new children’s book collection in 7 European languages free of charge.

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Save the date !

This year’s seminar is starting to take shape!

It will be held online on Wednesday 03, 10 and 17th November 2021. Here is the theme of the event:

POST PANDEMIC PANACEAS – The Role of Libraries’ Initiative & Impact on The Young Generation

The seminar will seek to explore the ways libraries played a role in the times of crisis, pandemic and lockdowns through online presentations from speakers in Europe and through highly interactive sessions involving the audience.

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Your are invited ! – Launch of Eurotoolbox 2021

EUROLIS has the pleasure of inviting you to the launch of the

2021 EUROTOOLBOX COLLECTION

at the Victoria Library,160 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 9UD 

Monday, 4th October 2021, 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Each year we launch a new collection of children’s books in European languages and this year the launch will take place at the Victoria Library in Westminster, London on the 4th of October at 5.30pm.

Come and join us! Together with John Lake, past Chair of the IFLA Public Libraries Standing Committee, and the other members of Eurolis, you will have the opportunity to meet Sharon King-Chai, author of Starbird, one of the books included in the 2021 collection, which has been shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie/Greenaway Awards for 2021.

She will be delighted to meet you in person and to let you know how the spark of an idea comes and how her illustrations transforms it into a beautiful story. 

Attendance is limited to just 30 librarians or teachers so pre-booking is essential!

In order to confirm your attendance please e-mail: maria.riccobono.iic@esteri.it 

Please feel free to extend this invitation to anyone else you believe might be interested in attending this event.

We are looking forward very much to meeting you !

Best regards from the EUROLIS team

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Seminar Replay ▶️

Follow Eurolis and catch up with the seminar on Facebook

All 3 sessions of this year’s webinar series ‘How can Libraries play a Positive Role in a Crisis’ have been recorded and are available online.

Head over to Eurolis’ Facebook page to discover experts from the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Poland and France sharing their views and experiences with the audience. The panels aim to offer an overview of approaches and the resourcefulness of libraries across Europe, serving and supporting communities during difficult times.

“Thank you so much 🙂 Very inspiring and thought-provoking” | Caroline D.


“Thank you for such an inspiring evening” | Jacky L.


“Sincere thanks to the speakers for sharing their valuable experiences during Covid crises […] Amazing webinar rolled in 3 weeks.” | Navkiran K.


“Thank you to all the panellists, and for all the questions. There’s so much to think about. Looking forward to next week” | Abigail R.

Eurolis would like to wholeheartedly thank all speakers and attendees.

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Save the Date!

This year’s seminar is starting to take shape!

It will be held online on Wednesday 14, 21 and 28 October 2020. Here is the theme of the event:

HOW CAN LIBRARIES PLAY A POSITIVE ROLE IN CRISIS?

The seminar will seek to explore the ways libraries can play a vital role in the times of crisis through online presentations from speakers in Europe and through highly interactive sessions involving the audience.

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