Tag Archives: public libraries

Apr16

LIBRARIANS FOR TOMORROW – INNOVATIVE IDEAS FOR YOUR LIBRARY!

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Notable representatives met and shared innovative ideas for the development of public libraries and local communities at the Librarians for Tomorrow event! The two-day online conference, organized by the Progress Foundation in partnership with the Goethe Institute in Bucharest, brought together presentations of modern projects from public libraries in Romania and the Republic of Moldova, […]

Mar10

PROGRESS FOUNDATION ORGANIZES ONLINE CONFERENCE “LIBRARIANS FOR TOMORROW”

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The Progress Foundation in partnership with the Goethe Institute Bucharest invites you to the online event “Librarians for Tomorrow”, on March 24 and 25, 2021, between 10:00 to 13:00. Special guest: Dr. Hannelore Vogt, director of Cologne Public Library, one of the largest library systems in Germany and a debate based on her speech at the […]

Oct02

UPDATE: GREEN TECH APP COMPETITION

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The Progress Foundation organizes within the CODE Kids project – Children are coding in public libraries, with the support of CEZ Vanzare, the GREEN TECH APP contest, in order to familiarize children between 10 to 14 years old with concepts related to technology and green energy. What do green technology and energy have in common? […]

Apr14

PUBLIC LIBRARIES AS HUBS FOR ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP

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6 libraries in Romania, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine have started the project “Public libraries as hubs for active citizenship”, implemented by the Progress Foundation, with the support of the Black Sea Trust of Regional Cooperation. This project aims to create a support network, consisting of public libraries and NGOs, which will support the […]

Aug01

New partner joins CODE Kids project

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Romanian IT – The global community of Romanian programmers – now stands in Coding for Kids in Libraries – CODE Kid as a project partner. Romanian IT volunteers’ role is to get within local communities in which CODE Kids coding clubs run, and work with children members for new programming abilities development. Training courses will […]

Jul05

„Volunteers Management” in Chișinău

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On the 3rd and 4th of July, Progress Foundation facilitated “Volunteers management” workshop from National Center for Librarians Professional Excellency in Chisinau, through the participation of dr. Camelia Crișan. This event aimed at providing the necessary tools to participants which could help in analyzing community issues and finding solutions to solve them. Tackled subjects during […]

Jun16

Next Library 2017

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Progress Foundation participated as Romania representative among representatives from over 30 countries, at 2017 Next Library Annual International Conference held between 11-14th of June in Aarhus (2017 European Capital of Culture), Denmark. This ‘world class conference for open-minded library innovators and decision makers’ was organized by Aarhus Public Library. Being at its 8th edition, the […]

May17

‘Democracy nests’ now opened in public libraries in Republic of Moldavia

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We have taken part in official events organized with the occasion of first 3 Democracy Nests opening in Republic of Moldavia, located in Law Public Library which is part of „B.P. Hașdeu” Municipal Library from Chisinau, in „D. Cantemir” Rayon Library from Ungheni, and „V. Matei” Rayon Library from Leova. The other three democracy nests […]

May16

Gameloft joins CODE Kids project

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New partner stands in Coding for Kids in Libraries – CODE Kid and that is Gameloft programming company. Gameloft employees will volunteer as mentors for over 400 youth members of public libraries’ coding clubs. They will give children support in tasks solving and guide them towards programming abilities development. We are happy to have them […]

May10

“New Challenges for Public Libraries” working visit

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Progress Foundation team participated at project’ partners encounter organized between the 2nd and the 6th of May in Braga, Portugal. Participating teams from Consorzio Sistema Bibliotecario Nord Ovest (Italy), Biblioteca Lucio Craveiro Da Silva (Portugal), Biblioteca Județeană „Nicolae Iorga” Ploiesti (Romania) were present too. The event consisted of teams’ presentations of primarily achieved results after […]

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