2013 / Re-imagining library as a learning centre - for creativity, innovation and play


2013 / Re-imagining library as a learning centre - for creativity, innovation and play

Monday 17 June 11:00 - 12:30
In this session participants will get an insight into three methods of new thinking and innovation.

There will be an opportunity to try out different methods to boost creativity through theoretical introductions and practical exercises.

How do we use information technology as a creative material for design and what means and methods can be used to engage both children and adults in activities.

We’ll hear about the project “Young Leaders Club” where innovative technic, visit trainings and implementation of new ideas is used for developing leadership skills.

You will meet:
Olga Dubova, a leading librarian, National Library of Ukraine for Children, Kyiv, Ukraine
Olga will contribute in the session with a shorter presentation of the project "Libraries for children as training centers: uniting leadership and new technologies". Presentation

Eva Eriksson, a lecturer in Interaction design at Chalmers University of Technology Göteborg in Sweden.
Eva has been a valuable project partner in many of the most innovative projects in Aarhus, for instance Childrens’ Interactive Library, Transformationlab and Families at Play in the Library.

Louise Byrge Sørensen, Aalborg University, the research centre for Training Creativity at Aalborg University: http://www.uva.aau.dk/traeningsprogrammet-for-nytaenkning/ Aarhus Public Libraries and Aalborg University is entering a project partnership about ”Training Creativity & new partnerships in the library”.

Holmkell Hreinsson, a chief librarian at Akureyri Library, Iceland.
Holmkell is one of the partners in Network of Nordic Public Libraries,  and he has participated in several Nordic Innovation camps. Presentation

Photo from session by petermartindk

Location: Concert Hall, Aarhus
Members: 27
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Comment by Martin Vellerup on June 17, 2013 at 13:07

Got a good training of my brain, have been inspired and laughed a lot. Thanks for a great session.


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