Sharjah International Book Fair/ALA Library Conference
The conference will take place November 10-12, 2015 at the Expo Centre in Sharjah, UAE. Registration is scheduled to open in June, 2015. Please check back and track the tag #SIBFALA15 for updates.
The 2015 SIBF-ALA Library preliminary conference program is now available! (PDF file, opens in new window)
People in this region love reading and libraries should be used to promote cultural exchange. All libraries across the world need to work together and cooperate. –Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority Ahmed Al-Amiri
A Call for Poster Sessions is now open! We invite you submit a proposal to provide a poster session during the library conference. Up to 20 posters will be selected. Posters should highlight a successful activity, service, idea that you would like to share with others. The deadline to submit a poster is September 22, 2015. Application
What 2014 participants said
Enjoy the relaxing space that will be open to librarians and educators in the Sharjah Expo Centre throughout the Sharjah International Book Fair. The lounge is provided with generous sponsorship from these companies.
Interested in a sponsorship opportunity? More than 600 librarians from 20 countries in the Gulf region and beyond participated in the first Sharjah International Book Fair/ALA Library Conference in November 2014. Act fast to ensure that you are part of this growing and lucrative market for academic, public, school, and special libraries by reserving one of the limited number of sponsorships and booth spaces available.