Loida Garcia-Febo

Together, bringing change!

We are IFLA Strong!

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Strong Library Associations = Strong Libraries = Strong Librarians

Vote Loida IFLA President-Elect

In the midst of big global shifts rushed in by different crises, Librarians, we, are the ones we have been waiting for to position libraries as key players within global and national bodies to develop partnerships to strengthen libraries to provide essential services during these crises, the aftershocks and beyond.

Loida Garcia-Febo

Wellness for Librarians Poster WLIC 2021

Events & Lectures 2020-2021 -See more about my work, per region of the world, in the section “Global Work

Video from my Closing Keynote at Occupy Library starts at the 6:12 mark

Importance of Library Advocacy – Español
Loida’s Statement of Motivation for the IFLA President-Elect position

My article on Information Today Europe-
“Librarians leading together to change the world

Recordings of IFLA Webinars I’ve coordinated & moderated:

Loida Global


Experienced presenter and teacher. Events & venues include: NASA, Occupy Library conference, INELI South Asia, US-Russia Library Dialogue, NYC City Hall, European Union Parliament, United Nations, the Network of Libraries of the Judicial Branch of the Federation & Mexican Supreme Court of Justice, National Libraries of Philippines & Sri Lanka, ACURIL Conferences in the Caribbean, and the LIS school EGCTI, at the University of Puerto Rico. Garcia-Febo has taught in 27 countries and has advocated on behalf of libraries at the United Nations, European Union Parliament, US Congress, NYC City Hall, New York State Senate and on streets and sidewalks of New York. 



Watch the videos from “Loida Bibliotecas Live” series on her YouTube channel. Videos of events at the United Nations, Occupy Library conference, the Alexandria Library’s Quarantine Diary of Information Professionals, and events from Garcia-Febo’s ALA Presidency 2018-2019, her Libraries=Strong Communities National Library Tour, recap of the Tour, and even debates from before.



Read selected interviews given by Loida to international media outlets and press articles quoting Garcia-Febo. Media includes IFLA CPDWL Podcast, The New York Times, NBC News, Gizmodo, The New Yorker, EFE, The Horn Book, KidLit TV. Countries include France, Germany, Italy, Puerto Rico, Spain, South Korea.


About LGF

Loida Garcia-Febo, International Library Consultant expert in library services to diverse populations and human rights. President of the American Library Association 2018-2019. At IFLA: Governing Board 2013-2017, Co-Founder of New Professionals, two-term Member/Expert resource person of FAIFE, two-term member of CPDWL. Currently: CPDWL Consultant, Info Coordinator of the Management of Library Associations Section. Currently at ALA: Chair, ALA UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Task Force (2020-2021) and Chair, Women’s Issues in Librarianship. Born, raised, and educated in Puerto Rico.

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