Information and Communication about Next Library 2015


Deborah Jacobs, Director of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation:

Erhardt Graeff, PhD researcher at the MIT Media Lab
Civic Media Communities making change

Donna Scheeder, President of IFLA, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions: Donna_Scheeder_Building_and_Implementing_the_Change_Agenda_Next_Library_2015_.pdf

Dimitris Protopsaltou, Co-founder and the Director of Future Library, Greece
On the Verge Of Collapse - How the Greek libraries are dealing with societal challenges of scale 


Camelia Crişan: Romanian citizens becoming more active in libraries’ democracy nests. - Presentation from session: / I Want To Hold Your Hand - Libraries’ Design In Times Of Crises

Yaroslava Tytarenko, IREX /Ukraine: Ukraine Libraries meet Community Needs in Times of Crisis - - Presentation from session: / I Want To Hold Your Hand - Libraries’ Design In Times Of Crises

Susan Dobbs and Stacie Ledden, Anythink: Slides from we put the fun in funk session

Greg Mickells, Library Director, Madison Public Library; Trent Miller, Head Bubblerarian, Madison Public Library; Nate Davis, Co-Founder Steel House: Participatory Culture In The Library: Next Library 2015

Susan Benton, Kristi Zappie Ferradino and Susan McVey:
Get the Edge - Leveraging Data to Action / Presentation from interactive session

Lynn Koh, Joti Upadhya Public Libraries Singapore, National Library Board Singapore: Tools for Co-creation in Service Design

Rosan Boesch: Flexible Learning Space in the Library

Vincent Bonnet and Kristīne Pabērza: Do pitch yourself! A Library advocacy 4 EU role-play.

Brad Hammond: Free creative tech / maker space resource list

Sara S. Moran, Nathaniel Eddy, Autumn McClintock and Joel A. Nichols, Free Library of Philadelphia: Stress Tests: Conducting Strategic Analyses of Public Library Services & Programs to Guide Libraries of Future


65,000 libraries: one story. Speaker: Ilona Kish, Programme Public Libraries 2020, Reading & Writing Foundation, Belgium 

Extreme Library Makeover and Mindshifts. Speaker: Erik Boekesteijn, Library Avenger, Doklab, The Netherlands 

How to change a librarianSpeaker: Julia Bergmann, Library Avenger, freelance trainer for information literacy and new technologies, Germany

Global librarianship: Turning global inspiration into local action in your librarySpeaker: Jan Holmquist, Library Avenger, Denmark

Using library architecture to combat loneliness and encourage connectionsSpeaker: Melissa Wieser, Librarian, Allerød Library, Denmark

6_igInteractive Soundscapes in the library - Shhhh!Speaker: Asger Christensen, Spoink, Denmark

A World of PlayfulnessSpeaker: Mathias Poulsen, Counterplay, Denmark

Planning Library Spaces - When Someone Else Is PayingSpeaker: Daniel Cherubin, Chief Librarian and Associate Dean, Hunter College, CUNY (New York, NY, USA 

How to curate social mediaSpeaker: Peter Alsbjer, Library Director, Örebro Public Library, Sweden 

DIY -> DITSpeaker: Mogens Vestergaard, Library Director, Roskilde Libraries, Denmark

Library Big Data? The process of creating better Search in library platforms using data science. Speaker: Madeleine Saunte, Strategic consultant, DBC, Denmark 

Story of the library as a living cookbookSpeaker: Emma Catiri , librarian, Biblioteca Zara, Milano, Italy

A colorful journey – children’s learning through play at the library in the Capital of Children. Speaker: Ole Bisbjerg, Head of Libraries and Community Service, Billund Municipality, Denmark

Taking user-generated data into the Holy Halls. Speaker: Søren Bitsch Christensen, City Archivist Aarhus City Archives, Denmark 

Libraries – agora’s of the 21. CenturySpeaker: Sara Jørgensen, Head of development, Herning Libraries, Denmark


Amandine Jacquet
Aarhus : du mythe à la réalité

Un non-congrès sur l'accès aux savoirs / Amadine Jacquet



Videos from Studio


Twitter                          #nextlibrary2015   

Flickr                            #nextlibrary2015



Dr. Camelia Crisan: Civil Literacy in Public Libraries

Melanie Huggins’s blog, september 10, 2015: What a happy coincidence!

Peter Alsbjers Blogg: #nextlibrary2015 Re-visited del 1

Peter Alsbjers Blogg: #nextlibrary2015 del 2: Två Lästips från Debroah Jacobs

Storify by Michael Collins: 700 tweets

Moqub’s bibliotheek van dingen: Next Library 2015 – dag 1

Moqub’s bibliotheek van dingen: Next Library 2015 – de lokatie

Moqub’s bibliotheek van dingen: Next Library 2015 – dag 3

Biblioteksutveckling Blekinge Kronenberg Bloggar: Next Library – Ett Första Nedslag, 18.09.15, Maria Lundqvist.

Biblioteksutveckling Blekinge Kronenberg Bloggar: Next Library – Ett andra Nedslag, 23.09.2015, Maria Lundqvist. 

Biblioteksutveckling Blekinge Kronenberg Bloggar: Next Library – Ett tredje nedslag, 29.09.2015, Maria Lundqvist.

Jan Holmquist, September 14, 2015: Ignite – Next Library: From Global Inspiration to Local Action

Greg Mickells, Library Director, Madison Public Library; Trent Miller, Head Bubblerarian, Madison Public Library; Nate Davis, Co-Founder Steel House: some photos and a short video from our actual presentation at Next Library Festival

Nextlibraryteen - uniting teens and teen-serving librarians around the globe 


Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania: Tarptautinė konferencija „Next Library 2015“

Kaunas Regional Libraries: Konferencijos „Next Library 2015“ atgarsiai


Cycling for libraries: From Oslo to Aarhus, 1-10 September

EBLIDA Newsletter, Issue No. 9. September 2015 

EIFL: The Next Library of Aarhus - New Aarhus Central Library a model for inspiration and innovation 2015

EIFL: Next Library Festival 2015 : EIFL-PLIP team and grantees attend conference on public libraries in the 21st century

CounterPlay, september 15, 2015: Playful Libraries – writeup from Next

IFLA: Next Library 2015

Richland library, 17.09.2015: Global impact from home – Richland Library’s Vision Felt Worldwide (about Melanie Huggins) 

Edge – Where People Connect, Communication Achieve: Newsletter September 24, 2015

Eurobib / Schulz Peyers: Next Library festival 2015


Invitation to Next Library 2015 

Program for Next Library 2015



Elsebeth Tank’s blog, september 15, 2015: In Aarhus everything is awesome

Biblioteksdebat / Michel Steen-Hansen: Aarhus Wauw effect the wow effect at #Next Library 2015 


Press Release Next Library 2015

Mail for all public libraries in Denmark, January 5, 2015

Bibliotekarforbundet, Perspektiv: Konference: Call for action 16.09.15

Bibliotekarforbundet, Perspektiv: Bibliotekskonference på cykelstien 02.09.15

Bibliotekarforbundet, Perspektiv: Ny pris for at fremme læselyst 28.09.15

Systematic: 13, september 2015: Ny pris belønner innovative projekter, der fremmer læselysten

Systematic: Next Library Festival 2015

Danmarks biblioteksforening Next Library 2015 International Opening of Dokk1

Rosanbosch: Next Library 2015: Rosan Bosch udfordrer det traditionelle læringsrum, 8. september 2015

Lammhults Biblioteksdesign A/S: Next Library festival 2015, 5. august 2015

T!NGCONCEPT: Next library 2015

DR: Biblioteksfolk cykler rundt i Skandinavien





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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