4 officials from Sports Library had attended a two (2) days conference jointly organised by Malaysia Librarian Association and National Library of Malaysia which was held on 12 & 13 September 2017 at Dewan Tan Sri Abu Zahar, Menara Lembaga Pertubuhan Peladang, Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, Kuala Lumpur. The theme of this conference is “Transformation Libraries, Transformation Society.” This conference was attended by 550 participants/librarians throughout Malaysia.
The objectives of this conference are:
- As a platform to library role parallel to the Transformasi Nasional 2050 vision;
- Drive a highly impact library services to the society;
- Develop the credibility of libraries and librarian professions as complementary agents to lifelong learning efforts; and
- Enhancing awareness and involvement among library staff to the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, the World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC) 2018 in Kuala Lumpur – “Transformation Libraries, Transformation Society – Reaching out to the Hard to Reach”