Dr. Jorun SYSTAD (IFLA Head of Working Group for Children and Youth Libraries / Norway)

Chair of IFLA, Libraries for Children and Young Adults Section and member of the National Working group for Libraries in the trade union Fagforbundet in Norway. Work that have given her the opportunity to be visible in the public library and affect library politics on national and international level. Educated as librarian, and work as library director in a public library in Sunnfjord, Norway. She is particularly interested in developing good library services for young adults and children. Forde library gives library services to the whole community with special emphasis on children and young adults. She has particular interest in developing library services and literary skills in cooperation with schools and kindergartens and other non-profit organizations.