About

Library Development Forum

At Library Development Forum (LDF) we promote wellness to the society by educating nation by establishing an umbrella body for developing libraries. We help people build libraries from scratch. LDF. It is an advocacy forum run by the volunteering efforts of enthusiasts and library professionals. It supports libraries by helping to build collection, service and manpower.

सगरमाथा सार्वजनीक पुस्तकालय मा पुस्तक पढ्दै library reading books in Sagarmatha Public Library

A well developed society can not be imagined without the development of library . it directly helps in quality education, to bring positive social changes and agricultural/economic/development. Library is a reliable source of information for the community. It has an important role to play for educational development of any country. It also helps and supports for self employment and life-time studies. In other words a library is a life-time school. Library also can play an important role as community development, resource and local research center.

An effort is made to establish Library Development Forum in view to take some institutional steps to develop, diversify and safeguard libraries in Nepal. Specially, the library will be working in coordination with the public and community libraries and other types of libraries.

interaction program about role of libraries for Rural information center in Nepal

The Library Development Forum does not only serve, it also works in bridging the gap between public and community libraries. It will play a vital role as a common mechanism, thereby contributing, diversification and safeguarding of all types of libraries. Mostly, our target areas will be rural areas. Our aim is to work on the basis of the theme, “One Village, One Library and One Family one member”. The library targeted to establish a well-equipped and with well-stocked books with modern facilities such as online library.

 

A well developed society can not be imagined without the development of library . it directly helps in quality education, to bring positive social changes and agricultural/economic/development. Library is a reliable source of information for the community. It has an important role to play for sustainable development, protection of human rights, peace and community friendship and conflict management. It also helps and supports for self employment and life-time studies. In other words a library is a life-time school. Library also can play an important role as community development, resource and local research center.

 

An effort is made to establish Library Development Forum in view to take some institutional steps to develop, diversify and safeguard libraries in Nepal. Specially, the library will be working in coordination with the public and community libraries and other types of libraries.

 

IPLC 2016 conference organized at New Delhi India

The Library Development Forum does not only serve, it also works in bridging the gap between public and community libraries. It will play a vital role as a common mechanism, thereby contributing, diversification and safeguarding of all types of libraries. Mostly, our target areas will be rural areas. Our aim is to work on the basis of the theme, “One Village, One Library and One Family one member”. The library targeted to establish a well-equipped and with well-stocked books with modern facilities such as online library.

 

Library Development Forum regularly conducts meetings, conferences, trainings and workshops to library professionals and policy makers for developing common agendas for discussion and developing manpower in the field. LDF has already trained more than 350 manpower until now in 28 training sessions so far.

 

LDF regularly conducts meetings and conferences with the policy makers, educators, and library professionals to set up the common agendas for advocacy for the betterment in the field of library. LDF has been involved actively in developing government guidelines for for library and information management 2069.