Stormen Library, Bodø, Norway – a wooden staircase to library heaven

Written by Tony Davies. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Bodø is a small city just above the Arctic Circle. It’s the northern terminus of Norway’s railway system and a port on the famous Hurtigruten express boat service along the Norwegian coast. A jumping off point for tours to the beautiful Lofoten Islands,…

The Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek, Norway – a bright modern library with an old heart

Written by Laura Jorud For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek is the second largest public library in Norway.[1]It is located in Bergen, a picturesque tourist destination home to approximately 280,000 residents.[2] The library was founded in 1872, with the current main building dating back to 1917.[3]Situated in…