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Today we are happy to share with you that there will be a Next Library event in 2021!
On June 3 we will invite you all to be part of an online 1-day event - and in the days before we hope to see new rituals and formats for working together on a global scale pop up. We don’t know exactly how all of this will play out: but we look forward to exploring it with you.
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.
Information about the Joy of Reading Award, the jury and the application process is available in the press release:
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