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EUROLIS was born over 12 years ago when librarians of the European Cultural Institutes based in London including France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain decided to work together and promote European languages in the UK in association with CILIP.  They meet every other month and their main activities center on:

Eurotoolbox is a collection of the latest children’s books written in their original language which has been put together by a group of expert librarians.  They are available for loan to schools and other libraries All the books in the collection have been specially chosen for you, they are the very best recently published in the following original languages: French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish. The English language is represented as well, thanks to a donation by CILIP of the 15 books shortlisted for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway children’s books awards in the current year.

With many years of production experience and feedback from the users, the expert team of librarians have built a resource which enables librarians and teachers to use over 90 books in each collection for individual reading or group sessions in their own library or the schoolroom for a month at a time at no cost to their organisation other than onward transportation to the next location in the UK.

Seminar is organised once a year on a chosen topic is aimed for all librarians in the UK.   Expert speakers in that field from participating countries will speak.    Last year the topic chosen was on the skills required by information professionals in the future.    For 2018 the topic is likely to be on networking and reaching out to new audiences.

For further information on Eurolis please visit our web page