2024 11th Sharjah International Library Conference

Join us for the 11th Sharjah International Library Conference held November 9-10 in Sharjah, UAE. The 2-day Sharjah International Library Conference includes:

  • Two full days of presentations and discussions with an international roster of expert presenters.
  • Network and use of the Librarians’ Lounge Library exhibits.
  • Poster Sessions (deadline to apply September 20th)
  • Meet with exhibitors who are showcasing their books and services selected especially for the library community.

The Sharjah International Library Conference will again take place in conjunction with the Sharjah International Book Fair, which will be celebrating its 43rd year as one of the premier collection development opportunities around the globe.

The conference registration and preliminary program will be available July 1st. All sessions will be in English and Arabic (through simultaneous translation).

Concurrent programs on topics for all types of libraries (public, academic, school, and special libraries) covering current trends and technologies, innovative spaces, and services, rebranding and proving the value of the library, staff, and leadership development, promoting the love of reading, and more.

If interested as a Librarian participating for the first time and would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact ALA at [email protected]

If interested in being a Sponsor or Exhibitor
(https://www.sibfala.com/exhibitor), please contact [email protected]

Testimonials from previous attendees

  • What a great conference. It was really inspiring. Memorable experience!
  • Great interaction with librarians from other countries, and quality sessions with brilliant ideas to make our library much more valuable and offer better services.
  • It was an opportunity to meet other librarians. Good networking opportunities!
  • The best part was the practices shared by librarians from their [own] libraries.
  • It united all LIBRARIANS together. "The welcoming environment and speaker's in-depth knowledge on the topics."
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