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Announcement: Keynote by Rolf Hapel at Next Library Festival

We are very happy to announce that Rolf Hapel will join us at Next Library Festival on June 3. Rolf will give a keynote: Past the Post-Pandemic Libraries - What's Next?

Read more about the keynotes here.

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Announcement: Keynote by Peter MacLeod at Next Library Festival

We are happy to announce Peter MacLeod as keynote speaker at Next Library Festival on June 3. Peter will do a keynote about Democracy's Second Act: Creating the society we want with the publics we need.

Added by Next Library on May 17, 2021 at 9:12 — No Comments

Libraries on the European Agenda?!

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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Added by Daniel Deppe on April 17, 2021 at 15:57 — No Comments

Call for Photo Submissions: 2021 Best Practices from World Libraries Photo Gallery

Dear Colleagues,

The International Connections Committee (ICC) of the International Relations Round Table (IRRT) at the American Library Association (ALA) cordially invites you to contribute a photo from your library that best demonstrates the IRRT President’s initiative this year,…

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Added by Katie Dow on April 16, 2021 at 20:08 — No Comments

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…

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Added by Next Library on February 3, 2021 at 18:39 — No Comments

ANNOUNCING NEXT LIBRARY 2021:

Join us and explore new paths for worldwide ideation, interactive learning and sharing!  

Today we are happy to share with you that there…

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Added by Next Library on February 2, 2021 at 12:00 — No Comments

Burning Man is having a free virtual event on the topic of: 'Desert Athenaeum: The Art of Playa Libraries and Learning". Burning Man is exploring the connection of libraries/Learning and projects fro…

Burning Man is having a free virtual event on the topic of: 'Desert Athenaeum: The Art of Playa Libraries and Learning".

Burning Man is exploring the connection of libraries/Learning and projects from the Burning man community. I thought some…
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Added by Next Library on November 19, 2020 at 21:17 — 1 Comment

News from EIFL

Don't miss the chance to apply for an EIFL Public Library Innovation Award!

EIFL is our good friends and partners through many years and we admire all the good work they do.

The award is open to all public and community libraries in developing and transition countries that use ICT to improve lives in their communities by…

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Added by Next Library on October 3, 2020 at 11:43 — No Comments

Call for proposals - Occupy Library online conference

Next Library is looking forward to the formative/funky/fab/free-of-charge conference Occupy Library 2020!

The hard times we are all going through have shown us, again and again, the importance of communities.

Looking forward to hearing about your great ideas and experiences in building, helping and strengthening communities. Main topics of Occupy Library conference:

1. Serving communities in times of crisis

2. Partnerships for strong democracies

3. Active…

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Added by Next Library on July 28, 2020 at 12:31 — No Comments

New dates: Next Library Events in 2021

 Next Library Satellite Brisbane

Update: 

State Library of  Queensland will no longer present Next Library Satellite Brisbane in 2021. Our fabulous plans for 2020 where postponed and for similar reasons particularly the travel restrictions associated with COVID-19 we cannot commit to a face to face…
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Added by Next Library on May 20, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments

TAKE A QUICK SURVEY AND HELP US IMPROVE OUR WEBSITE

We are planning to move Next Library to a new web platform. To ensure that it meets the needs of our community we would love to hear some feedback, ideas and input from you. 
We hope you will help out by answering theses simple questions: …
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Added by Next Library on March 27, 2020 at 11:26 — No Comments

Get your digital goodie bag

Thank you all for sharing pictures, slides, articles and more from Next Library 2019. It is all uploaded and you can get your digital goodie bag now!

Added by Next Library on August 29, 2019 at 11:25 — No Comments

NGL2019 - International Conference on Next Generation Libraries-2019 - December 12-14, 2019, NIT Rourkela, India

#NGL2019 Call For Papers -  Brochure

International Conference on Next Generation Libraries-2019 (NGL-2019) - December 12-14, 2019, NIT Rourkela, India.

For more details about Call for Papers, Registration Form, Important Dates and other details are available at :…

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Added by Bhojaraju Gunjal on July 29, 2019 at 22:44 — No Comments

THANKS for a fantastic Next Library 2019

Next Library 2019 has come to an end: It was 5 days of amazing keynotes, sessions and ignite talks. And on top of this: 2 labs where you could create, play, share knowledge and learn together. 

Share your…

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Added by Next Library on June 7, 2019 at 12:30 — No Comments

Inspiration Tour - Sunday

On Sunday a group of Next Library participants went on an Inspiration Tour with Julka Almquist. These are some reflections on inspiration tours and how they are important for libraries. 

Photos from the inspiration tour available…

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Added by Next Library on June 2, 2019 at 22:30 — No Comments

Data Lab is here

At this upcoming Next Library we also have a Data Lab for you! Data Lab @ Next Library is open daily from 9-16 (except during keynotes). Drop by and see the exhibition, talk to the library data-geeks, contribute with your own opinion and experience or maybe do a meditation while we track your…

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Added by Next Library on May 27, 2019 at 22:20 — No Comments

Meet 400 participants from 43 countries

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and Zambia

 

Here is the preliminary list of participants, who have agreed on having their name,…

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Added by Next Library on May 26, 2019 at 21:30 — No Comments

Announcement of our final keynote speaker: Christopher Breedlove from the Burning Man Project

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…

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Added by Next Library on May 23, 2019 at 17:30 — No Comments

New concept: The Next Library Lab

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…

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Added by Next Library on May 22, 2019 at 11:30 — No Comments

Announcement of keynote speaker at Next Library 2019 // Louise Bernard

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…

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Added by Next Library on May 16, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments

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Announcement: Keynote by Rolf Hapel at Next Library Festival

Posted by Next Library on May 17, 2021 at 11:00 0 Comments

We are very happy to announce that Rolf Hapel will join us at Next Library Festival on June 3. Rolf will give a keynote: Past the Post-Pandemic Libraries - What's Next?

Read more about the keynotes here.

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