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Libraries Without Borders launches, with support from Google.org, the deployment of the Ideas Box in Europe for refugee and migrant populations.

Rachel Rappport, a senior at Tufts University is now interning with LWB in the Boston area.

Patrick Weil, Founder of Libraries Without Borders, will give the keynote address at the “Libraries for the Future: Networking Beyond Boundaries” gathering at Smith College later this month.

Following the success of LWB's operation in the South Bronx in New York this summer, the Ideas Box are now in Detroit to provide access to information, education and culture for all.

One year after its official selection at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), the Ideas Box along with Libraries Without Borders was invited to the WISE Summit Learning Labs from November 3rd to 5th in Doha, Qatar. 

Tuesday November 3rd, 2015, Libraries Without Borders participated in the launch of Social Good Week, a French organization intended to find ways to use the Internet as a mobilizing tool, at the centre Pompidou in Paris. For the occasion, the Ideas Box was set up and exhibited!

Libraries Without Borders launches BSF Campus, the first free learning platform for French-speaking library and information professionals and cultural entrepreneurs.

This week, from October 26th to October 30th, a funding and community building workshop was held at the Ideas Box in Burundi.

On Monday October 12th, Libraries Without Borders celebrated its new headquarters in Montreuil in the presence of Axelle Lemaire, the French Minister of Digital Affairs and Patrice Bessac, the Mayor of Montreuil.

On Friday October 9th, Patrick Kanner, the French Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Natacha Bouchart, the Mayor of Calais, and Patrick Weil, Chairman of Libraries Without Borders, inaugurated a new Ideas Box for the residents of Calais.