Announcement: These are the Themes of Next Library 2017

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


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 as change agents, etc-


Emerging Trends

E.g.: SmartLibrary, library roles in SmartCity initiatives, digital detox, technology trends, user generated data, social trends, the library as restorative space, using big data, etc.


Community Engagement and Democracy

E.g.: Outreach, design thinking, user-generated services, the library and Start Up businesses, citizens as policy makers, advocacy, diversity and inclusion, community led library services, etc.


Strategic Partnerships

E.g.: Learning through partnerships, co-development of libraries, partners as game-changers, strategic partnerships as development tool, etc.


Design Thinking

E.g.: Rethinking services, learning through user research, design thinking as competence tool, moving design thinking forward in the libraries, Human Centered Design, prototyping, innovation starts with people etc.



E.g.: play as social inclusion, newcomers and cultural integration, playful organizations, leadership with play, transformed library spaces, play in times of crisis, play and learning, play and STEM, etc.

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Keynote announcement: Richard David Lankes

Posted by Next Library Berlin 2018 on March 21, 2018 at 11:34 0 Comments

We are happy to announce David Lankes as one of the keynote speakers at Next Library® Conference Berlin 2018.

David Lankes is the director of the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, and recipient of the American Library Association’s 2016 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship. His book, The Atlas of New Librarianship won the 2012 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for the…



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