A temple of knowledge and wisdom – The National and University Library of Ljubljana

Written by Joachim Hassel. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ During our holiday in Slovenia in July 2019 we stayed for a couple of days in the capital Ljubljana. This is a really nice, atmospheric and lively city worth visiting. Right in the city center and only a short way back from…

Carolina Rediviva, Sweden – spiral staircases and a library on the top of the hill

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/ On a hill rising majestic over Uppsala town there is a big building. It is not the city hall, it is not some old castle or church. It is Carolina…

Aarhus University Library – a garden with books and pingpong

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/ Aarhus University Library (a part of The Royal Danish Library) is located in the center of Aarhus closely integrated with Aarhus University. The buildings on campus are classy yellow stone…