54th Library Week Celebrated with Music Concert

In order to promote citizens’ library usage and close familiarization with libraries, Library Week is celebrated on the last week of March every year in Turkey. Within the Library Week Celebration Programs which started firstly in 1964; conferences about library and librarianship, symposiums, panels, seminars are organized, exhibitions which introduce new publications to readers are held, educational and cultural films and presentations are showed, conversations and competitions on libraries and books are performed.


The 54th Library Week was celebrated on 26 March – 1 April 2018 with the theme of “Cultural Change and Libraries” in Turkey. The Library Week event was held in the IHU Library this year with a different approach. The Library Week celebrated with a music concert consisting of Anatolian melodies in the library between the hours of 16.00-17.00 on Friday, March 30, 2018. The concert was given by Ibn Hhaldun University Music Society. The memberm of the IHU Music Society are Dr. Mehmet Öncel, Alihan İnanli, Can Gülbağ, Dr. İsmail Erkam Tüzgen, Alim Uçar, Abdullah Enes Tüzgen and Dr. Ali Osman Kuşakçı.

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