Next Library 2017


Next Library Festival 2017 took place in Dokk1, Aarhus June 11-14 2017. 

SHORT SUMMARY OF Next_Library_Festival_2017

All about Next Library 2017: Get the slides, Next Library Daily, articles about Next Library and much more

There were 350 participants from 38 different countries
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroun, Canada, China, Columbia, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Kenya, Lithuania, Macedonia, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Romania, Saint Lucia, Switzerland, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, UK and USA

The themes for Next Library 2017 were:  Literacy/The Learning Library/Emerging Trends/Community Engagement and Democracy/Strategic Partnerships/Design Thinking/Play

Feedback from the participants!

Feedback from Scholarship grantees




Optional events and site visits


The Next Library Advisory Board

Call for Ideas

Interactive Sessions

Call for Interactive Sessions

Ignite Talks

Call for Ignite Talks

Call for applications for Scholarship Grant

Next Library Studio

SmartLibrary Tracking

Christian Byrge

Joy of Reading Award

Social Media - Hashtag: #nextlibrary2017

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Registration | Travel Advisory

Venue Map  | Get the map of Dokk1: The Next Library 2017 venue

Next Library 2017 was part of AARHUS 2017 - EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE

 Aarhus Public Libraries in collaboration with participants, partners & sponsors and the amazing Next Library Advisory Board

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | Knight Foundation | EiFL: Electronic Information for Libraries | Danish School of Media and Journalism | Alexandre Institute | Berlin Central & Regional Library | Billund Library | Herning Libraries | Silkeborg Libraries | CAVI – Aarhus University | The Nordic Halmstad Conference Group | Systematic | Rambøll | Redia a/s | Wizefloor | Arkitema Architects | EBLIDA : The European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations | Danish Library Association | Lammhults Biblioteksdesign / BCI | Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture

DBC is Main Sponsor

Project Manager of NEXT LIBRARY® Lotte Duwe Nielsen
Aarhus Public Libraries, Main Library, Dokk1, Denmark
M: +45 5157 6461

The Next Library Crew:

Aarhus Public Libraries, Denmark
Rolf Hapel, Director of Citizens' Services and Libraries, Aarhus
Marie Østergård, Director of Aarhus Public Libraries
Knud Schulz, former Director of Aarhus Public Libraries

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Systematic kicks off hunt for world’s best reading project Joy of Reading Award 2021

Posted by Next Library on February 3, 2021 at 18:39 0 Comments

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…


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