Events

Library4all at the 36th IBBY International Congress Athens 2018

The Library4all team attended the 36th International Congress of IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) entitled “East meets West around children’s books and fairy tales” which was held on August 30-31  at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre. It was a celebration for books in which 65 countries participated. The Congress is held every two years in a different city and country. It returned to Athens after 42 years. ΙΒΒΥ nominated Library4all for the Greek candidacy of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2017 and 2018. We thank the Greek Section of...

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A butterfly spreads its wings for the cause of Library4all

Butterflies symbolize new beginnings. The silver bracelet of Library4all, as drawn by 5-year-old Lydia can be the most special gift for your loved ones or your company partners. All proceeds will reinforce our goal to enrich the school libraries of Greece. A big thank you to Vanessa Geroulanou who helped bring this butterfly to life! Contact us at info@library4all.com for more...

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Every donation has a beautiful story behind it

A year ago, in Georgia’s baptism, her parents asked their guests to bring children’s books instead of gifts, which were subsequently donated to Library4all. Recently, this was repeated at the baptism of Philippos. Best wishes!...

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Because collaboration equals culture

A wonderful chain started with the donation of foreign language books from Desmos to Library4ll. We, in turn, offered the books to the Greek Section of IBBY-Circle of the Greek Children’s Book to include them in the activities they organise. It is heartwarming when organisations come together and share their...

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Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017! And the winner is…

We are happy to announce the German illustrator and picturebook author Wolf Erlbruch as the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017! The jury’s motivation: “Wolf Erlbruch makes existential questions accessible and manageable for readers of all ages. With humour and warmth deeply rooted in humanist ideals, his work presents the universe on our scale. He is a master of the illustrator’s art who honours tradition whilst opening new creative doors. Wolf Erlbruch is a careful and caring visionary.”...

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Good luck Project Cicero!

The countdown to this year’s Project Cicero Book Drive is nearing its end in less than 48 hours. Project Cicero is an annual non-profit book drive designed to create or supplement school and classroom libraries for children in under-resourced New York City public schools. In the summer of 2013, we began sharing ideas with Susan Robbins in order to organize a boοk drive in Greece. With Project Cicero’s invaluable guidance, Library4all was able to realize its first book wave in November 2013 at The Benaki Museum. We wish Project Cicero all the...

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