Shanghai Library – Between ancient manuscripts and librarian robots

Written by Library Planet editor Christian Lauersen, director of Libraries and Citizen Services in Roskilde Municipality, Denmark. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Walking around the corner of Goa’an Road, Shanghai Library rises from the ground like an overwhelming fortress of knowledge with two huge towers reaching for the sky. After being searched…

School 7 – Public Library of the year 2018!

Written by Anita Ruder – Head of PR and Communication School 7, Den Helder, the Netherlands. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/School7 is the public library of Den Helder a provincial town with 56.000 inhabitants in the north-western part of the Netherlands. It is a unique city that is surrounded by the…

Næstved Library – a pirate ship and a mural!

Written by Library Planet editor Marie Eiriksson, library consultant at Gladsaxe Public Libraries, Denmark. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Recently I was lucky enough to be able to go to Næstved Libraries and Citizens service to teach the staff about dyslexia friendly libraries. Næstved libraries is a fairly new building and from…

Hvalsoe Public Library, Denmark – A community pearl by the lake

Written by Library Planet editor Christian Lauersen, director of Libraries and Citizen Services in Roskilde Municipality, Denmark. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The city of Hvalsoe holds a population of 4.000 and is located between the larger towns of Roskilde, Ringsted and Holbæk on the Island of Zealand in Denmark. Hvalsoe is…