Since the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs was founded in 1991, over 1200
library professionals from 90 countries have participated in the Center's innovative programs. We
also work with our librarian colleagues in countries around the world.
Find out more on our "About Us" page.
Barbara and Susan at the Future Communities - Future Libraries meeting in Bucharest, Romania, organized by Biblionet Irex.
This year's lecture was a great success. READ Globals’s Nepal Country Director Sanjana Shrestha discussed the role and the scope of rural libraries as they have evolved to meet the changing needs of rural communities and how the libraries address the critical issue of sustainability.
2014 Associate Program Announcement
May 29-June 24, 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Mortenson Center Associates program, May 29-June 24, 2014. This year's program will begin and end in Chicago, Illinois. Participants will engage with other library professionals in a variety of workshops, library tours, and will attend the Next library 2014 conference. Read more about the 2014 program.
For questions, please contact Lindy Wheatley at email@example.com
July 1-12, 2013
27 Russian youth librarians and library directors visited the Center in July to learn more about U.S. library practices in regards to youth services and effective management strategies for use in the workplace.
Tools for the 21st Century Librarian
This year's Associates program participants learned about novel and innovative library practices and services in areas such as: