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.
2014 Associates Program
Imagine, Question, Connect: A Professional Development Program for Library Leaders and Innovators
May 28 - June 24, 2014
We're in the planning stages of our 2014 program. Librarians and information science professionals from 20 countries applied to participate in the Mortenson Center's signature program. In addition to workshops and library tours, this year's Associates will attend the Next Library 2014 conference in Chicago, IL.
For more information about past and future programs, please visit our Associates Program 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.
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.