The mission of the International Relations Round Table is to promote interest in library issues and librarianship worldwide; to help coordinate international activities within ALA, serving as a liaison between the International Relations Committee and those members of the Association interested in international relations; to develop programs and activities which further the international objectives of ALA; and to provide hospitality and information to visitors from abroad.
Learn more about IRRT on the ALA website.
Excited to share with you the 2022 NYPL World Literature Festival, which runs April 11–30, 2022 and shines a spotlight on books and writers from around the world and reflects some of the many languages spoken in our diverse communities.
Celebrate NYC's Immigrant Heritage Week (April 11–17) and join the Library through the end of the month and beyond to discover free author talks, programs, resources, book recommendations, and more for all ages.
In particular, we want to bring to your attention the following program(s), which will be presented in English:
Poetry Across Languages, on Monday, April 11th at 6:00pm, link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-across-languages-with-fady-joudah-tomas-q-morin-and-niina-pollari-tickets-304776995197
Cultures in Translation, on Thursday, April 14th at 12:00pm, link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultures-in-translation-jean-kwok-etgar-keret-and-ingrid-rojas-contreras-tickets-304900775427
All programs are free, and available to all. There are many more programs on our website, and a list of recommended readings in the different languages created exclusively for the festival.
Please feel free to share information about the Festival, programs and resources with your networks, friends, and family and we hope to see you there!
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