A policy forum was held at Jassore public Library on 10th August, 2017 as part of the Libraries Unlimited Policy and Advocacy series. IID, as the Policy Partner of the programme, organized this policy forum, in partnership with the British Council. Speakers at the event included government representatives, local community workers, current and former librarians, students, civil society leader, writers and many more.
The speakers acknowledged the current condition of local libraries and the facilities they lack compared to modern libraries around the world. Issues like insufficient reading materials; uncomfortable sitting arrangement and readers losing interest on attending libraries were discussed most