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THANKS for a fantastic Next Library 2019

Next Library 2019 has come to an end: It was 5 days of amazing keynotes, sessions and ignite talks. And on top of this: 2 labs where you could create, play, share knowledge and learn together. 

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Added by Next Library on June 7, 2019 at 12:30 — No Comments

Inspiration Tour - Sunday

On Sunday a group of Next Library participants went on an Inspiration Tour with Julka Almquist. These are some reflections on inspiration tours and how they are important for libraries. 

Why is it important to go…

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Added by Next Library on June 2, 2019 at 22:43 — No Comments

Data Lab is here

At this upcoming Next Library we also have a Data Lab for you! Data Lab @ Next Library is open daily from 9-16 (except during keynotes). Drop by and see the exhibition, talk to the library data-geeks, contribute with your own opinion and experience or maybe do a meditation while we track your…

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Added by Next Library on May 27, 2019 at 22:20 — No Comments

Meet 400 participants from 43 countries

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and Zambia

 

Here is the preliminary list of participants, who have agreed on having their name,…

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Added by Next Library on May 26, 2019 at 21:30 — No Comments

Announcement of our final keynote speaker: Christopher Breedlove from the Burning Man Project

We are incredibly thrilled to announce our final keynote speaker, Christopher Breedlove from the Burning Man Project. 

As Head of Burners Without Borders, Christopher supports volunteer-driven community leadership work, whose goal is to unlock the innate skills of local communities to solve problems that bring about meaningful change. Supporting citizen-led civic engagement solutions and community resiliency projects around the world, BWB is known for bringing…

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Added by Next Library on May 23, 2019 at 17:30 — No Comments

New concept: The Next Library Lab

This year you can try out a new concept at Next Library: The Next Library Lab. We asked the brilliant people from Peer 2 Peer University to help facilitate the space. The Lab is open for themes and activities you…

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Added by Next Library on May 22, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

Announcement of keynote speaker at Next Library 2019 // Louise Bernard

We are incredibly excited to announce one of our keynote speakers as Louise Bernard, Obama Foundation. The keynote presentation will be followed by a panel discussion between Louise Bernard and Mary Ellen Messner, First Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Public Libraries. Moderator: Marie Østergård, Director of Aarhus Public Libraries.

Louise Bernard is the…

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Added by Next Library on May 16, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments

Registration for Next Library 2019 re-opens!

Due to the newly announced General Election June 5 in Denmark, we received some cancellations from Danish Next Library participants, as they are returning officers, responsible for planning and overseeing that elections are conducted according to the rules. If you move quickly…

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Added by Next Library on May 13, 2019 at 10:00 — No Comments

Announcement of keynote speaker at Next Library 2019 // Herman Wasserman

We are excited to announce our 3rd keynote speaker: Herman Wasserman. He is Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The keynote at Next Library will be about: Deepening data democracy: potential and pitfalls.…

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Added by Next Library on May 7, 2019 at 13:00 — No Comments

Announcement of keynote speaker at Next Library 2019 // Martin Brynskov

We are thrilled to announce our second keynote speaker: Martin Brynskov, chair of the global Open and Agile Smart Cities initiative (OASC). Martin has been a long-term partner and inspiration for the libraries in Aarhus and he will join us at Next Library to talk about Smart Cities. …

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Added by Next Library on April 26, 2019 at 9:00 — No Comments

Announcement of our first keynote speaker at Next Library 2019 // What would you like IFLA's President to talk about?

We are so happy that Gloria has generously accepted to be one of our Keynote speakers at Next Library 2019. Glòria Pérez-Salmerón is currently President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) 2017-2019 and senior consultant at Libraries Department at Diputació de Barcelona Glòria is totally…

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Added by Next Library on April 1, 2019 at 15:30 — No Comments

Sold out in only 12 days!

Next Library 2019 is sold out! We are looking forward to welcoming people from 34 countries at Next Library 2019: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Namibia,…

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Registration is open!

Today we opened registration for Next Library 2019! Join us in Aarhus in June - we look forward to see you!

Added by Next Library on February 7, 2019 at 21:39 — No Comments

Explore the 2019 program: we have some news for you!

We are working hard on the program puzzle and it is still in progress. But you can checkout the overall schedule now.

You will notice a new thing: we have moved the Next Library Dinner Party to the end of the conference on June 4. This will mark the official closing of the conference. On Wednesday…

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Added by Next Library on January 31, 2019 at 11:00 — No Comments

Next stop: Australia!

For many years Aarhus Public Libraries have attracted library staff, architects and designers from all over the world to Aarhus to discuss the library of the future within the framework of the Next Library concept. Now the world wants to adopt the brand in co-operation around library development.

Every second-year participants from over 35 countries travel to Aarhus to discuss trends, developments and innovation in libraries. The Next Library concept has now become an…

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Added by Next Library on January 10, 2019 at 9:56 — No Comments

Joy of Reading Award 2019

We are happy to announce this: Once again the Joy of Reading Award will be presented at Next Library 2019 in Aarhus!

The award is established by Systematic and the call for applications is open now and until March 15! Please spread the word!

Added by Next Library on January 4, 2019 at 15:00 — No Comments

Announcement: These are the Themes of Next Library 2019

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Added by Next Library on October 16, 2018 at 12:49 — No Comments

Next Library calling: We want your ideas for 2019!

In September 2018 Germany borrowed the brand Next Library® for a remarkable satellite conference in Berlin. In 2019 Aarhus Public Libraries are taking Next Library® back home to Dokk1 in Aarhus, Denmark, on June 2-4.

And we need your ideas for themes and topics for the next Next Library. Give us you input…

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Added by Next Library on September 21, 2018 at 13:35 — 1 Comment

Last call: book your seat for a sitevisit!

Have you booked your seat for one or more sitevisits? Deadline is extended to May 8! This means you still have an opportunity to get to visit innovative branch libraries, LEGO Idea House, Billund, Silkeborg and Herning Libraries, Moesgaard Museum or learn about design thinking in practice, new street food concepts and…

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Added by Next Library on May 4, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

Keynote announcement: Peter MacLeod

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We are happy to announce Peter MacLeod as one of the keynote speakers at Next Library 2017. Peter…

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Added by Next Library on March 22, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

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Posted by Next Library on June 7, 2019 at 12:30 0 Comments

Next Library 2019 has come to an end: It was 5 days of amazing keynotes, sessions and ignite talks. And on top of this: 2 labs where you could create, play, share knowledge and learn together. 

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