International Library Week will be celebrated this year from 8th April to 14th April 2018 under the theme “Libraries Lead.”
In commemoration of this week the National Public Library of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will celebrate from the 9th – 11th April, 2018 under the theme, “Libraries Lead: a stepping stone to success.” An opening ceremony took place on 9th April, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Reference Library of the Department.
The objectives of the National Library Week are:
- Increase awareness and support for the National Public Library Archives and Documentation Services by increasing our visibility in a positive context and by communicating why the National Library is unique and valuable;
- Update the image of libraries, librarians and all library staff for the 21st century, sustaining and strengthening their relevance;
- Bring renewed energy to the promotion of the libraries and the librarians;
- Bring library messages to a more diverse audience