Book and Blanket, Sopot Health Resort library Poland – relaxing is not the only thing we provide

Written by Roman Wojciechowski, Ewa Lewandowska, Marcin Wiktor For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ A unique branch near the Sopot Health Resort with beach-colored blankets and febuoys hanging on the shelves. With its beautiful, minimalistic design kept in beach-like colors, warm wicker furniture it invites you to rest and relax. A…

The National Library of Technology, Czech Republic – don’t miss the virtual tour

Written by Natálie Budilová For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The National Library of Technology (NTK) is the largest and the oldest library of science and technology literature in the Czech Republic. The library has a collection of over 1.5 million volumes. Its primary function is to provide specialized information resources…

DOKK1 Aarhus Main Library, Denmark – so good they put it on a stamp

Written by Ciara Ní Riain and Janus Engberg Pictures by Ilona Kish, Ciara Ní Riain and Janus Engberg For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Aarhus offers a lot of exciting sights to take in when visiting, even some famous beyond the Danish boarder. One of these hidden gems is Aarhus Main…

Roving robots, kitchens and creativity at Tampines Regional Library

Written by Phil Segall For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Tampines Regional Library, Singapore, is without doubt one of the most technologically advanced libraries in the world. At its entrance patrons are greeted by roving robot book return units – machines frequently to be seen followed along their designated route around the ground floor…

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library – the piano is always in tune

Written by Victoria Turner For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is a non-profit membership library located in La Jolla, a community of San Diego, California. It was incorporated as the Library Association of La Jolla in 1899. It has a rich history, closely entwined with…

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…

Welcome to Library Planet

Dear library lover Welcome to Library Planet! Library Planet is like a crowdsourced Lonely Planet for libraries of the world meant to inspire library travelers to open the awesome book that is our world of libraries, cities and countries. We want to give you a guide to the world of libraries. We want to give…