An eleven member’s library professional team from the different district government public libraries recently successfully completed a study visit in India.
A six-day study tour was started on 10 March and ended on 16 March 2019. This tour was sponsored and patronized by of Libraries Unlimited project. During the tour, the participants visited several libraries including the National Library of India, the State Central Library of West Bengal, Bishovaroti Central Library, Bangladesh Bhawan, British Council Library, Uttar Chobbis Porgana District Government Public Library, Barasat Town Library, Asiatic Society and Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Kolkata. During the visit, both of the country professionals participated in several discussion sessions, seminar and shared their ideas to develop the library services.
The participants reported that the tour was a successful experience comes with many benefits — both professionally and personally. The experiences they received will build lasting relationships with individuals and international colleagues in other countries as well.