We are incredibly thrilled to announce our final keynote speaker, Christopher Breedlove from the Burning Man Project.
As Head of Burners Without Borders, Christopher supports volunteer-driven community leadership work, whose goal is to unlock the innate skills of local communities to solve problems that bring about meaningful change. Supporting citizen-led civic engagement solutions and community resiliency projects around the world, BWB is known for bringing…Continue
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This year you can try out a new concept at Next Library: The Next Library Lab. We asked the brilliant people from Peer 2 Peer University to help facilitate the space. The Lab is open for themes and activities you…Continue
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We are incredibly excited to announce one of our keynote speakers as Louise Bernard, Obama Foundation. The keynote presentation will be followed by a panel discussion between Louise Bernard and Mary Ellen Messner, First Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Public Libraries. Moderator: Marie Østergård, Director of Aarhus Public Libraries.
Louise Bernard is the…Continue
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Due to the newly announced General Election June 5 in Denmark, we received some cancellations from Danish Next Library participants, as they are returning officers, responsible for planning and overseeing that elections are conducted according to the rules. If you move quickly…Continue
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We are excited to announce our 3rd keynote speaker: Herman Wasserman. He is Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The keynote at Next Library will be about: Deepening data democracy: potential and pitfalls.…Continue
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We are thrilled to announce our second keynote speaker: Martin Brynskov, chair of the global Open and Agile Smart Cities initiative (OASC). Martin has been a long-term partner and inspiration for the libraries in Aarhus and he will join us at Next Library to talk about Smart Cities. …Continue
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We are so happy that Gloria has generously accepted to be one of our Keynote speakers at Next Library 2019. Glòria Pérez-Salmerón is currently President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) 2017-2019 and senior consultant at Libraries Department at Diputació de Barcelona Glòria is totally…Continue
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Next Library 2019 is sold out! We are looking forward to welcoming people from 34 countries at Next Library 2019: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Namibia,…Continue
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Today we opened registration for Next Library 2019! Join us in Aarhus in June - we look forward to see you!
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We are working hard on the program puzzle and it is still in progress. But you can checkout the overall schedule now.
You will notice a new thing: we have moved the Next Library Dinner Party to the end of the conference on June 4. This will mark the official closing of the conference. On Wednesday…Continue
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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…Continue
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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!
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How can placemaking tools and techniques be used in developing community-led libraries and library spaces?
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How can the public library become a part of the urban development?
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Can a library be a catalyst for social and economic development?
How to measure the social and economic impact of a library in a community?
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How to bring families to the fight against illiteracy?
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Can we promote social inclusion by working with the community the neighbourhoods collective memory and identity, and thereby understanding its social and urbanistic changes?
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Theme '' SUPPORT COMMUNITY LIBRARIES FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT'' session to focus on how community libraries in developing countries need financial support for the running cost and grant support for long term sustainability.
Community libraries in developing countries are facing major challenges. But community libraries are playing a major key roles for access to information, culture of reading to under served communities and contribute enormously for…Continue
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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…Continue