9-10 May 2016 - The Hague, Netherlands

24th EBLIDA Annual Council Meeting & EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference


Sónia Almeida

Head Librarian of Anadia Public Library, Anadia Portugal

Sónia Almeida


Sónia Almeida is the head Librarian of Anadia Public Library in Portugal and responsible for the coordination of CIRA Netwok Libraries (11 public libraries).


Master in Information Science
Coimbra University

Post-Graduation in Documental Sciences (Library and Documentation)
Coimbra University

Graduation in Portuguese-English teaching
Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro University

Recent Conferences / Presentations:

Invited adviser of Direcção-Geral do Livro, dos Arquivos e das Bibliotecas (General Direction of
Books, Libraries and Archives) to participate in several meetings of librarians all over the country.

Invited Speaker at “Celebrating Meeting of the 20th anniversary of Aveiro Public Library” with the
presentation “Public Libraries and the future: the importance of building communities”.

Invited Speaker at the 2nd Meeting of Coimbra Libraries.

Invited Speaker of “Information Journeys”, held in Estarreja.

Speaker at BAD 12th National Congress.

Invited member of the jury of National Prize for Good Practices in Portuguese Libraries.

Invited adviser in Portuguese public librarians meetings.

Responsible for the organization of the Portuguese I International Conference: [Re]Thinking Public