Accelerating learning is such an appropriate conference theme in this age of acceleration. I look forward to immersing in the flow of Next Library energy, ideas and innovative services that I expect participants to bring to this gathering.
Libraries are proving themselves to be nimble and responsive as they push boundaries and increase their relevance to the community. Yet a library is only as nimble as its staff—those who are implementing the new programs and engaging with community…Continue
Added by Betha Gutsche on June 20, 2014 at 23:44 — No Comments
The Next Library 2014 preconference tour schedule and conference session schedule are now available for viewing and selection.
To start, please visit, Program Registration at https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab2.aspx?EventID=1438846 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…Continue
Added by Michelle Frisque on May 29, 2014 at 0:25 — No Comments
Interactive enrichment programs for youth (literacy, STEM) that librarians can do. Often librarians are not trained on development milestones of children, teaching methods, so they have to teach themselves. What materials, games, activities are at hand that we can use to develop truly educational programs - but fun - for older kids (NOT story time). I've had experience doing these because I've been fortunate to work with teachers-turned-librarian, but we still basically started from scratch…Continue
Added by Tiffany Verzani on May 16, 2014 at 22:12 — No Comments
Next Library 2014 is now accepting proposals for innovative and interactive sessions to be presented at Next Library 2014 June 20-25, 2014 in Chicago, IL USA. The purpose of Next Library 2014, Accelerate Learning, is to encourage libraries to push boundaries, lead and accelerate changes in support of 21st century learning and create connections between people across disciplines and countries. Next Library is looking for people from multiple sectors to share…Continue
Added by Michelle Frisque on February 27, 2014 at 2:09 — No Comments
Come experience this year’s Next Library conference - Accelerate Learning - in Chicago, IL USA June 22-24 at the beautiful Harold Washington Library Center.
Immerse yourself in conversations with colleagues, create new connections and discover new concepts in global learning.
Visit http://www.nextlibrary.net/registration2014 to discover early bird rates, book your hotel and become a member of the…Continue
Added by Michelle Frisque on February 13, 2014 at 7:20 — No Comments
The 2014 NEXT Library Conference takes place in Chicago, Illinois (United States) on June 23-25, 2014. This global gathering of library innovators and leaders will explore the theme Accelerate Learning and is co-sponsored by Aarhus Libraries, Chicago Public Library, Chicago Public Library Foundation and the Urban Libraries Council.
A key goal of the NEXT Library Conference is to build an international community…Continue
Added by Michelle Frisque on February 10, 2014 at 23:15 — No Comments
Added by Brian Bannon on February 10, 2014 at 20:29 — No Comments
Show us the future for local communities, democracy and knowledge sharing. Are you a creative entrepreneur, social innovator, artist or inventor? Or have you simply got a genuine
good idea, which can use …
Added by Lotte Hviid Dhyrbye on September 25, 2013 at 9:05 — No Comments
Please visit my set of photos from the conference and beyond http://flic.kr/s/aHsjG2Q7iK
Feel free to copy from my collection of snapshots.
WANTED: input and experience for an Interactive Session on "Children and Makerspaces", monday the 17th at 13.30-15.30.
If you have any first hand experience with children and makerspaces and you would like to share your knowledge with all of us on the interactive session by telling your story and showing some pictures, please contact me!
- The sooner the better!!
Added by Helene Bruhn Schvartzman on June 6, 2013 at 11:35 — No Comments
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...and remember to bring your dancing shoes for the Networking Dinner Party at Varna Mansion.
Music will be provided by some of our local superheroes:
Added by Next Library on June 4, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
Deadline for registration to the site visit to Hjørring Library and Aalborg Library: June 3rd.
Added by Next Library on May 30, 2013 at 11:36 — No Comments
Added by Next Library on May 30, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
As a newbie here one of my curiosities is to see how library services can be re-purposed to support the MOOC learning experience. For a start, here is a home grown one which I am going to keep an eye on.
Anybody else interested in developing this strand?
About the grant:
An initiative set in motion at Next Library 2011, the Next Library Scholarship Grant is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and aims to invite 5 library professionals from low-resourced countries and…Continue
Added by Next Library on May 17, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
Added by Deirdre Judge on May 3, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments
Right now 44 creative and engaged particpants are working hard to develop the interactive sessions for the Next Library Conference. Follow the sessions as they develop at Interactive Sessions.…Continue
Added by Next Library on April 8, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments