Next Library 2017 is fully booked

The waiting list is open:  Register now

Early bird before March 1st:

Next Library Badge: Low registration fee before March 1st: 3500 DKK - 470 EUR incl. VAT

Next Library Badge: Standard registration fee from March 2nd: 4000 DKK - 540 EUR incl. VAT

What is included?

A Next Library Badge gives you access to conference program + lunch & coffee (June 12,13 and 14), Get2Gether June 11, Social Evening Event with buffet and beverages June 12  and Festival Dinner June 13.

Additional fees for site visits, other optional events, parking etc.


For the Next Library Festival 2017, Aarhus Public Libraries has made booking agreements with a number of hotels close to Dokk1: the conference venue. Check out the list - and make sure to book your hotels as soon as you can!  When your registration is done you will receive a list of hotels and booking codes by mail.

Do I need a visa? 

Participants from certain countries will find that they need a visa in order to enter Denmark for the conference. In order for you to receive your visa, you will need an invitation from us. 

The list of countries that need a visa can be found here. 
This site also contains a list of countries that do not require a visa.

Read about how you apply for visa for Denmark on The Danish Immigrant Service:

Please note that you might need to travel to another country to apply for visa. Here is the list of where to apply for visa

About Next Library 2017

Themes: Rethink: 
Literacy/The Learning Library/Emerging Trends/Community Engagement and Democracy/Strategic Partnerships/Design Thinking/Play
Read more about the themes and keywords:

Location: Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark

Time: 11 - 14 June 2017 as part of Aarhus 2017 - European Capital of Culture
Organizers: Aarhus Public Libraries in collaboration with participants, partners & sponsors
Contact: Next Library Crew:

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