Register now for Next Library Festival

Next Library Festival will be a free online event. 

It will run 24 hours on June 3 starting at 8 am (UTC+2) following the sun around the planet to the next morning 8 am (UTC+2). It will be a mix of keynotes, sessions, talks and online happenings

Book your ticket now.

More info: Find out more about Next Library Festival

Be a part of it: The program is co-created with the Next Library Community and the call is open! So what do you want to share with the library field at the festival? Show us what you’ve got! 

Joy of Reading Award 2021

Systematic kicks off hunt for world’s best reading project Joy of Reading Award 2021

The Systematic Joy of Reading Award is an international award founded by the software company Systematic in collaboration with Aarhus Public Libraries, and is presented every other year at the international Next Library conference in Aarhus.

The award is given to a project which is working innovatively to combat illiteracy, and which focuses on the individual’s love of reading and their reading skills.
The award comes with a prize of USD 10,000.

President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Christine Mackenzie, will present the award virtually to the winner at Next Library 2021 Festival 3 June 2021.

Information about the Joy of Reading Award, the jury and the application process is available here:

Next Library is a movement

Remember that Next Library is a movement and the Next Library Community is here all through the year. The online community connects 1750+ library innovators from 94 countries across the world.




Libraries on the European Agenda?!

Posted by Daniel Deppe on April 17, 2021 at 15:57 0 Comments

Public libraries, often referred to as third places, are lighthouses for education, exchange, inspiration and citizen engagement in European cities. However, they are rather invisible on the European agenda.

The action 'Raise awareness for public libraries in Europe' within the framework of the Urban Agenda for the…


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