Training and Cooperation

Lectures and training

1 Lectures

The ILCL has been holding Lecture Series on Children's Literature since fiscal 2004, aiming to widen the knowledge of librarians serving children.

2 Dispatch of ILCL staff as Instructors

The ILCL staff members, as instructors, deliver lectures at various training seminars in Japan.

3 Exchange Meeting on Children's Library Services

The ILCL offers an "Exchange Meeting for Children's Library Services" to the personnel in charge of children's library service in public libraries or school libraries, in order to support them to keep up with latest trends, know various cases and communicate with each other.

Cooperation with other institutions

The ILCL cooperates with related institutions in and out of Japan.

1 Mutual visit program with the National Library for Children and Young Adults in Korea

The ILCL and the National Library for Children and Young Adults in Korea implemented exchange activities in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, sending staff to each other.
Further information is available in the back numbers of NDL Newsletter.

2 Exhibitions and events in cooperation with other institutions

The ILCL holds exhibitions or lecture meetings in cooperation with the Japanese Board on Books for Young People (JBBY), Japanese branch of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), Child and Family Policy Bureau, Japan P.E.N. Club and the embassies of various nations.

3 Cooperation with cultural facilities in Ueno Park

The ILCL holds various events in cooperation with cultural facilities in Ueno Park.

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