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Next and Nimble

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…

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Added by Betha Gutsche on June 20, 2014 at 23:44 — No Comments

Preconference Tour Schedule and Conference Session Schedule is now Available!

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…

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Added by Michelle Frisque on May 29, 2014 at 0:25 — No Comments

Program Ideas

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…

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Added by Tiffany Verzani on May 16, 2014 at 22:12 — No Comments

Create a Session to Inspire Others!

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…

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Added by Michelle Frisque on February 27, 2014 at 2:09 — No Comments

Registration for Next Library 2014 is now open!!

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…

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Added by Michelle Frisque on February 13, 2014 at 7:20 — No Comments

2014 NEXT Library Conference: Call for Scholarship Applications

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…

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Added by Michelle Frisque on February 10, 2014 at 23:15 — No Comments

Looking forward to seeing you!

Global Library Friends, I'm thrilled that NEXT Library 2014 registration is now open and our scholarships applications are ready. Looking forward to seeing everyone here in Chicago this summer!

Added by Brian Bannon on February 10, 2014 at 20:29 — No Comments

Housing Connections - Do you have a good idea?

Housing Connections!

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  …

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Added by Lotte Hviid Dhyrbye on September 25, 2013 at 9:05 — No Comments

Next Library 2013 Photo Set

Please visit my set of photos from the conference and beyond http://flic.kr/s/aHsjG2Q7iK

Added by jennifer velasquez on June 22, 2013 at 23:48 — 4 Comments

Snapshots from Next Library 2013

Feel free to copy from my collection of snapshots.

Added by Marie Wildt on June 19, 2013 at 14:02 — 1 Comment

Children and Makerspaces - Input and experience?!

 

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!!

 :-)

Helene

Added by Helene Bruhn Schvartzman on June 6, 2013 at 11:35 — No Comments

Find your inner superhero...

...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

Site visit to Hjørring and Aalborg Library

Read more about the site visit here.

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

MOOCs in Ireland 2013

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.

This new MOOC in Ireland is due to start.

Anybody else interested in developing this strand?

Added by Helen Wybrants on May 24, 2013 at 13:02 — 1 Comment

Scholarship Grantees!

Next Library 2013 is very proud to announce the scholarship grantees for the conference!

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…

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Added by Next Library on May 17, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

44 participants from 20 countries are developing the interactive sessions

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.…

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Added by Next Library on April 8, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

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