Introducing: Voices of Next Library
Do you also miss the Next Library Community? And do you miss getting inspiration and insights for your library work? We can't meet physical in Aarhus - but let's turn the situation into an opportunity, because now we can come visit all of you! Join us for Voices of Next Library!
Let's hear your voices!: Send us your digital postcard - and participate in creating a choir of global library voices in from April 12-16. It will be a week of sharing, learning, small online happenings and getting postcards from all over the world!
Join us and explore new paths for worldwide ideation, interactive learning and sharing!
Because of the pandemic we can't host a physical conference in Aarhus this summer. But - Next Library will be here - in a new form:
April 12-16: Voices of Next Library: An online Get2gether with voices from the global library field. Follow the event on this website and social media
June 3: An online Next Library Festival. It's free for everyone to participate. Stay tuned for more info soon!
Stay tuned for more updates, questions, challenges and ideas for Next Library 2021!
Systematic kicks off hunt for world’s best reading project Joy of Reading Award 2021
The Systematic Joy of Reading Award is an international award founded by the software company Systematic in collaboration with Aarhus Public Libraries, and is presented every other year at the international Next Library conference in Aarhus.
The award is given to a project which is working innovatively to combat illiteracy, and which focuses on the individual’s love of reading and their reading skills.
The award comes with a prize of USD 10,000.
President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Christine Mackenzie, will present the award virtually to the winner at Next Library 2021 Online 3 June 2021.
Deadline is extended for award submissions: 1st of April, 2021
Information about the Joy of Reading Award, the jury and the application process is available here: https://bit.ly/30XARM9
Next Library is a movement
Remember that Next Library is a movement and the Next Library Community is here all through the year. The online community connects 1700+ library innovators from 94 countries across the world.
We look forward to continuing this journey with you and can’t wait to host you next year!
—Next Library Satellite Brisbane team & Next Library Crew, Aarhus