Bromölla library, Sweden – a place for everyone to meet, read and hang out

Written by Emilia Emilsson. Turism- and lesiure consultant For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Kulturpunkten in Bromölla is centrally located in the municipality of Bromölla in Southern Sweden. Inside Kulturpunkten you find the public library, lectures, exhibitions, book cafés, creative activities for children such as theatre and art work and much…

Red Deer Public Library, Canada – from fire hall to downtown branch

Written by Rut Costa For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Nestled at 49th Ave, in the heart of Downtown, Red Deer Public Library has been open since 1994. It is a major branch of Alberta’s third-most-populous city, after Calgary and Edmonton. This historical building was an armoury built in 1914 to…

Worlds of Words, University of Arizona, USA – the largest collection of global children’s books in the United States!

Post written by: Judi Moreillon, Lacey Nehls, and Breanna Tsingine For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Credit: Line and Space, LLC Ron Marx and grandson snuggle up on one of the deep window seats, exploring books from the collection. The backdrop features the illustrations of David Christiana, which are present throughout…

Melbourne Cricket Club Library, Australia – the best kind of secret

Written by Kirby Fenwick Pictures by David Studham For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely of places—so said Roald Dahl. I thought about his words this week when I stepped through the doors of a library that was only recently brought to…

Ringsted Public Library – Virtual Reality, a library container and the smell of coffee

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/ Ringsted is located in the Eastern part of Denmark on the Island of Zealand. The city of Ringsted has a population of around 21.000. Lucky for those the city has a…

Library of Career and professional growth – St. Petersburg, Russia – the most European Russian library

Written by Nadehda Pershina – Specialist in marketing and development, Central Library System of the Moscow region For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ “Russian tradition” When it comes to the traditional Russian library most people of the world must imagine a classical archaic space with old wooden shelves filled with books…

The National Library of Bulgaria – Wisdom, Charm and Grace

Written by Helen Chan For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ The St. St. Cyril and Methodius National Library of Bulgaria was founded in 1878.  It came to be the national library of Bulgaria in 1881.  Inaugurated in 1953 after Allied bombing during World War II, the national Library became the landmark of…