Author Archive: Barbara Conaty

The ALA tour group listens as Nancy Coradin (center) translates the narrative about the Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba José Martí in Havana. Photo: Barbara Conaty.

ALA in Cuba

September 22, 2017

Cuba’s Ministry of Culture administers the public library system, which includes Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba José Martí and about 300 provincial and municipal public libraries that serve a population of 11 million. Another 1,300 school libraries are administered by the Ministry of Education. The group convened at the host library: the Biblioteca Pública Rubén Martínez … Continue reading ALA in Cuba