EIFL-PLIP grantees

Meet the new public library services started with EIFL-PLIP support

From Chile to Kenya to Kazakhstan and Romania, public libraries are introducing new and innovative services that enable communities use information and communication technology (ICT) to address some of their most pressing needs.

The work of the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) helps make this possible. We work in developing and transition countries, to serve needs across six crucial community development issues: agriculture; digital inclusion; education; employment; health, and supporting the needs of women and girls.

Starting small in 2010 with 12 public library services, our programme has grown to include services and projects in 27 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, reaching urban and rural communities through over 300 public and community libraries.

Public libraries supporting farmers

Public libraries contributing to digital inclusion

Public libraries contributing to education

Public libraries supporting employment

Public libraries contributing to community health

Public libraries empowering women and girls

Read about more innovative public library services

EIFL Public Library Innovation Awards programme