PROGRAMME

Programme. Schedule

SUNDAY 20
19:30 to 20:30 – Palau Güell visit
20:30 to 21:30 – Welcome reception at Palau Güell

MONDAY 21
8:00 to 8:30 – Jaume Fuster Library. Registration of MetLib Members – Coffee
8:30 to 10:00 – Working meeting of the Standing Committee of the section Metropolitan Libraries of IFLA (Internal meeting)
9:30 to 10:00 – General Registration
10:00 to 10:30 – Coffee Break
10:30 to 11:00 – Welcome. Judit Terma, Biblioteques de Barcelona
11:00 to 12:00 – Framework talk and debate. Public workers in the new setting. F. Longo, Secretary General of ESADE
12:00 to 12:30 – General information. Mercè Muñoz, Biblioteques de Barcelona
12:30 to 13:30 – The Never-ending Story: adapting public libraries in an ever-changing society also in Barcelona. Assumpta Bailac, Biblioteques de Barcelona
13:30 to 15:00 – Lunch
15:45 to 16:45 – Libraries Tour: Sant Pau – Santa Creu Library
17:00 to 18:00 – Libraries Tour: Biblioteca de Catalunya
18:00 to 18:30 – Presentation: Cooperation a necessary strategy for libraries. Juanjo Arranz and Gemma Domingo, Biblioteques de Barcelona
20:00- Conference Dinner Ca la Nuri (Barceloneta Beach)

TUESDAY 22
8:30 to 9:00 – Jaume Fuster Library. Registration and coffee
9:00 to 10:00 – Framework Talk and debate. Related to professionals profiles
Chair: Liv Sæteren, Deichmanske Bibliotek, Oslo
With: Louise Guillemette-Labory, Ville de Montreal Libraries (Quebec). Hans van Velzen, Amsterdam Public Library (The Netherlands)
10:00 to 10:30 – Communication – Leadership in public libraries: what can we learn from each other. Elisabeth Aldstedt, Stockholm Libraries
10:30 to 11:00 – Coffee Break
11:00 to 11:30 – Communication – The professional development of staff beyond training. Lluís Salvador, Biblioteques de Barcelona
11:30 to 12:00 – Communication – Staff development challenges. Liv Sæteren, Deichmanske Bibliotek, Oslo
12:00 to 13:30 – Workshop
13:30 to 15:00 Lunch
15:30 to 17:00 – Libraries Tour: Esquerra de l’Eixample – Agustí Centelles Library. Presentation: The Collection Policy in Barcelona Libraries. Anna Bröll, Biblioteques de Barcelona
17:30 to 18:30 – Libraries Tour: Trinitat Vella – José Barbero Library

WEDNESDAY 23
9:00 to 10:00 – Libraries Tour transfer
10:00 to 11:00 – Mercè Rodoreda Library of Sant Joan Despí
11:00 to 11:30 – Coffee break
11:30 to 12:45 – Cooperative work as a motor for innovation and improvement of library services in the province of Barcelona. Montserrat Àlvarez Massó, Libraries Service of the Provincial Council
Transfer to
13:00 to 14:00 – Antonio Martín Library of El Prat de Llobregat
14:00 to 15:00 – Lunch at Cèntric Cultural Space. El Prat de Llobregat
Transfer to Barcelona
FREE TIME
16:00 to 17:30 – Guided visit to the Picasso Museum and its documentation centre (optional)

THURSDAY 24
8:30 to 9:00 – Jaume Fuster Library. Registration and coffee
9:00 to 10:00 – Framework Talk and debate. How to manage in difficult times
Chair: Gerard Reussink, Library City of Rotterdam
With: Thomas W. Galante, Queens Library. New York; Henk Koopman, Library City of Rotterdam
10:00 to 10:30 – Communication – Doing more with limited resources. Case-study on the public library services in Singapore. Ai-Cheng Tay and Valerie Siew, Public Library Services Singapore
10:30 to 11:00 – Coffee Break
11:00 to 11:30 – Communication – Accurately together: cooperation between public libraries and social associations: the case of Municipal Public Libraries of Zaragoza. Pilar Bes, Local Public Libraries of Zaragoza
11:30 to 12:00 – Communication – AlhóngigaBilbao: management model between public and private space in a multidisciplinary approach. Alasne Martín, Mediateka AlhóndigaBilbao
12:00 to 13:30 – Workshop
13:30 to 15:00 – Lunch
15:15 to 16:15 – Visit to the Jaume Fuster Library
18:30 to 20:00 – Visit to the documentation centre of the Fundació Miró and the museum itself
20:00 – Closing dinner Fundació Miró

FRIDAY 25
8:30 to 9:00 – Jaume Fuster Library. Coffee
9:00 to 10:00 – Presentation Public Library of the State in Barcelona. Josep M. Miró,  architect. Introduced by Carme Fenoll, Head of Library Service. Generalitat de Catalunya.
10:00 to 10:30 – Coffee Break
10:30 to 11:30 – Updates from Members: Seniors Meeting Ponit Main Library. Markus Feigl, Vienna Public Libraries
11:30 to 12:30 – Reflections on the Conference
12:30 to 13:00 – Presentation city 2013. Amsterdam
13:00 to 15:30 – Lunch