Next Library 2021:

Timeline for Next Library 2021

August 2020

Call for ideas and themes– submission deadline October 1st 2020
to stakeholders, members of the Next Library® Community and the international community of library practitioners and managers and Next Library Advisory Board to identify themes that are relevant for the future of public libraries from different perspectives.

October 2020

Review of ideas and suggestions for themes:

Thanks for all your input!

November - December 2020

The Next Library Crew is monitoring the Covid-19 situation and thinking about how it might affect the Next Library internatioinal activities
Reach out to Next Library Advisory Board and other partners for inspiration and ideas  for the future of Next Library community & other international library networks.

January 2021
Announcement: It's alive! Global warm-up for Next Library 2021

February - March 2021
Planning and testing experiments, connecting to network

Call for voices:
April 2021
12 - 16 April - Voices of Next Library on Next Library Channel
Stories from the global library community: Video greetings from around the world: inspiration tours, best-spot-in-my library or my community, invitations for collaborative library innovation

May - June 2021
30 May - Prologue & social event

31 May – 1 June: Collaborative experimenting for Next Library Online Festival in Aarhus, Oslo, Brisbane and Boston

3 June – 2021 Next Library Online Festival

We reserve the right to alterations & surprises

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Posted by Next Library on September 14, 2021 at 10:51 0 Comments

Our good friends and partners at EIFL have great news! The new EIFL Public Library Innovation Award call – for public libraries supporting education recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic – is now open for applications.

Read more about the award here.

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