The Next Library 2014 preconference tour schedule and conference session schedule are now available for viewing and selection.
To start, please visit, Program Registration and enter the email address and password from your initial registration. Then, once on the Events & Fees page, select the tours and sessions you’d like to attend.
Please note that additional costs will apply for tours and the Unconference session.
Aarhus Public Libraries, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Public Library Foundation, and the Urban Libraries Council are proud to host Next Library 2014! We greatly appreciate your participation and look forward to seeing you in June!
The NEXT Library Conference 2014 is an international gathering of forward-thinking library professionals, innovators and decision-makers who are pushing boundaries and making changes that support learning in the 21st century.
Created by Denmark’s Aarhus Public Libraries and first presented in 2009, the purpose of the NEXT Library Conference is to look ahead and explore the continuously evolving nature of the public library in the 21st century. For the first time and in partnership with Aarhus Public Libraries, the Chicago Public Library and the Urban Libraries Council will bring the Next Conference to North America on June 20-25, 2014, at the Chicago Public Library.
NEXT Library is more than a conference; it is a community that has grown to include over 500 library leaders and innovators from around the world. The NEXT Library global kaleidoscope includes Australia, Austria, Bhutan, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Canada, China, Columbia, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, New Zealand, Nepal, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, USA and Vietnam.