Author Archive for janewee

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Info-Hotspots: Answer Questions on Health care, Housing, and wellbeing

By Guest Blogger Eric Boekesteijn Where can residents go with their questions on health care, housing, and wellbeing? In the municipality of Dalfsen, residents sometimes experience difficulties with finding the right services for information, counsel and support. Why is that? Because the supply of services is fragmented and therefore sometimes […]

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IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award 2018

The IFLA Section on Metropolitan Libraries has the pleasure to announce the 3rd IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award for 2018, sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia and Pikes Peak Library District. The award is part of A Corto di libri, a contest for short films about libraries and […]

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Lighting a Fire forLlife – B/Slash reduces fear of reading

By Guest Blogger, Eric Boekesteijn As soon as I enter the room I can feel the looks. ‘Who is that? What does she want?’ I am in a classroom of a high school for VMBO (preparatory middle vocational education) pupils. By no means an easy target group when it comes […]

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Super focused studying with StudyShare

By Guest Blogger Eric Boekesteijn How do you prevent students from getting distracted during studying and transform the library into a successful place for studying? Frank Verbeek from the Public Library of Amsterdam knows the solution. The experiment Ten o’clock in the morning. A room filled with tables, arranged in […]

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Football Makes Reading Fun

By Guest Blogger, Eric Boekesteijn Score a book! is a reading project for primary school pupils aged 8-10. Encouraged by players from Dutch professional teams, the children read as many books as they can during a period. A formula that catches on. ‘Jolanda, come see this!’ It is Saturday morning and […]

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The campaign for the new City Library building in Zagreb

By Ismena Meic The City of Zagreb strategic plan for 2020 finally includes a new City Library building. The Zagreb City Libraries network expert team was assembled to elaborate on the existing project idea “New City Library in Zagreb” and assist in preparation for public urban planning and building tender. […]

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Check This Out

By Anette Mjöberg I work as a Library Director in Hässleholms municipality in Sweden. Last summer at WLIC in Wroclaw me and my collegue Lo Claesson got the opportunity to speak in one of the sessions : Check me out! Human libraries and unique circulating collections, from art to technology petting […]

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