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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

Get Peters slides.

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

Next Library 2017 is sold out!

Next Library badges are sold out in only 12 days. But - you can still register on the waiting list!

Added by Next Library on February 21, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

Keynote Speaker: Philipp Schmidt

We are excited to announce our first keynote speaker: Philipp Schmidt from MIT Media Lab

Added by Next Library on February 3, 2017 at 15:03 — No Comments

Registration is now open!

Join us for Next Library 2017 - for networking, inspiration, engaging meetings, co-creation, surprises and much more!

This year more than 25 countries are already represented among our Interactive Session Hosts, Ignite Next Library Talkers and Scholarship Grantees! 

And more to come -…

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Added by Next Library on February 3, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Six Scholarship Winners Announced

EIFL and Next Library® are delighted to announce the names of six winners of a scholarship to attend the 2017 Next Library International Festival in Aarhus, Denmark.

Each of the six winners will participate in the Festival by helping to shape the programme,…

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Added by Next Library on January 17, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Call is open now: EIFL Public Library Innovation Award

We are excited to announce that the EIFL Public Library Innovation Award - for public library services that improve lives - is now open for applications. The winner will be presented at Next Library 2017. 

The award is open to all public and…

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Added by Next Library on January 5, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

The Joy of Reading Award is open for applications!

Illiteracy is a global problem. The Systematic – Joy of Reading Award, worth $10,000, is awarded to projects that promote the joy of reading and fight illiteracy. Check out the call for applications. We look forward to see the winner presented at the Next Library…

Added by Next Library on December 9, 2016 at 11:53 — No Comments

Scholarships for Next Library 2017

Next Library® and the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) take pleasure offering six scholarships for public and community librarians from developing and transition economy countries to attend the international Next Library 2017 in Denmark.

Call is out…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 11:51 — No Comments

Call for Interactive Sessions is out - deadline: November 4!

The interactive sessions bring together library innovators, practitioners, researchers, designers and researcher from different parts of the world to discuss and explore the future of libraries. The sessions should be interactive and hands-on and we are looking for sessions that involve the participants in new ways! …

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Do you want to Ignite Next Library? Call is out now!

"Enlighten us, but make it quick!” is the slogan of Ignite Talks. At Next Library® 2017 we will continue the success from 2015 and do the Ignite Next Library Talks again.

Ignite Next Library Talks are an opportunity for Next Library…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Announcement: These are the Themes of Next Library 2017

We are happy to announce the themes of Next Library 2017: 

Literacy

E.g.: Early childhood literacy, the library in national reading strategies, eGov and digital literacy, media literacy, literacy and democracy, newcomers, social inclusion, neo-and semi-literates, family literacy etc.

 

The Learning Library

E.g.: Advocacy strategies, changing leadership skills, international networking, reframing Making in libraries, design thinking, libraries…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Announcement: The Next Library Advisory Board

Next Library® is pleased to announce the formation of our new Next Library® Advisory Board.

This board will strengthening international perspectives and inspire to rethinking Next Library as an incubator of emerging library ideas.

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Added by Next Library on September 15, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Next Library® is back!

The Next Library® Festival takes place 11 – 14 June 2017 in Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark

RETHINK is the overall theme, and we need to decide a number of sub-themes in order to ensure a scope of relevance and perspective for the future of libraries across the world.  

What are the most difficult challenges for innovation of public libraries - for pushing…

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Added by Next Library on July 5, 2016 at 16:15 — No Comments

Presentations, blog posts & articles about Next Library 2015

We are collecting documentation and information about Next Library Festival 2015.

Did we miss your blog posts or presentation? We welcome all contributions, so let us know if you have something for the list:…

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Added by Next Library on November 24, 2015 at 16:48 — No Comments

Feedback and Evaluation from the Next Library Participants

This is the final evaluation from the Next Library Participants. Lots of input and great ideas for how to make an even better Festival in 2017. Thanks for that!

The evaluation questions:

  1. What are the three best things about Next Library…
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Added by Next Library on October 1, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

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Burning Man is having a free virtual event on the topic of: 'Desert Athenaeum: The Art of Playa Libraries and Learning".

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