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Title: Car boot Sale@Pustaka Raja Tun Uda
Authors: Mohd Fauzi, Mohamed Fadzli
Rahman, Saliza
Rozainees, Kamaruddin
Keywords: Subject::Public libraries
Subject::Reading promotion
Issue Date: 25-Oct-2023
Publisher: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
Series/Report no.: 88th IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), 2023 Rotterdam;Poster Sessions
Abstract: The unstable economic conditions due to the Covid-19 have made the Small Medium Enterprises (SME) owners struggling to stay afloat. SME may not be the backbone of state economy but their survival is crucial for the community. Selangor State Library took the challenge in supporting SME survival after the post pandemic. The Car Boot Sale@Pustaka Raja Tun Uda was held at our state-of-the-art multilevel parking lot that can hold up to 627 vehicles at one time. This event provides an important platform for SMEs to reach out to the local community and showcase their products. This event demonstrates community collaboration and empowerment, which is consistent with IFLA's strategic direction. This event was held during Ramadhan in 2022 acted as the catalyst of Selangor economic engine as well as jumpstart for SME. Library has demonstrated its vital role by supporting the local economic community and witnessing the success of The Car boot sale@pustaka Raja Tun Uda. Despite being done in a smaller scale compare to our book fair, it managed to attracting more than 1000 visitors and over 70 local retailers. The sellers manage to reach their targets and were delighted with the support of the local community and government.
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