Monthly Archive for November, 2016

How can libraries better serve refugees and asylum seekers?

Join a discussion on How can libraries better serve refugees and asylum seekers? Web-conference sessions: December 2, 2016 10:30-11:30 am CT Participant link: http://tinyurl.com/pw-room Best used with headset and high speed internet on the Chrome browser, or another browser with Flash Player Twitter chat sessions: November 29, 2016; 1:00-2:00 pm […]

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Network of Young Librarians in the Netherlands (YLN)

          Guest Blogger: Tamar van Moolenbroek, product manager ProBiblio March 2016, a town near Amsterdam. Two young librarians (26 years old) are eagerly anticipating fifteen young colleagues that enthusiastically responded to the proposal to get together. Would these colleagues recognise their ideas and the need for […]

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Biebtobieb: sharing knowledge and ideas

          Guest Blogger: Levien den Boer, moderator National Knowledge Sharing at Koninklijke Bibliotheek – National Library of the Netherlands. Although there are of course differences between the various (public) libraries in the Netherlands, they face similar questions, challenges and needs. In order to prevent them from […]

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Score a Book!

          Guest Blogger: Jolanda Robben, coordinator Score a Book!, Biblionet Groningen Learning to read well is of great importance to growing children. It helps even more when they enjoy reading. With this in mind, Biblionet Groningen and the FC Groningen Foundation are performing the Score a […]

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New in the Netherlands: the library for newcomers

          Guest Blogger: Juan Khalaf, project manager New in the Netherlands, and nominated for Best Librarian of the Netherlands 2016 (an initiative of the Library Journal) As a former refugee I know how important it is to learn to feel at home in your new country. […]

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The municipality/local council as a partner, the library as an entrepreneur

          Guest Blogger: Erna Winters, director Public Library Kennemerwaard, member of the Executive Committee at EBLIDA Once upon a time, a long time ago, when stories and imagination still ruled, deep into the 20th century, the world was still full of great expectations…. That was a […]

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FryskLab: Bookmobile with FabLab

          Guest Blogger: Jeroen de Boer, programme manager innovation, Library Service Fryslân Since September 2013, the Library Service Fryslân has a FryskLab at its disposition, a bookmobile that contains a FabLab (fabrication laboratory). The basis for this project is the sharing of knowledge and meeting. Joining […]

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