Tag Archive for 'Sweden'

Meet the candidates: Martin Memet Könick

Martin Memet Könick Malmo City Library SWEDEN My name is Martin Memet Könick. I work as Head of Section of the section for Children and Youths aged 9-25 years at Malmö City Library, a library with around 3000 visitors every day. I think public libraries of the future will be […]

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Swedish IFLA-active from LSN-section rewarded national prize

Myself and Anette Mjöberg, both in Public Libraries Section, are members of the jury of the Swedish national prize for librarian of the year, called Bengt Hjelmqvist Prize. The prize winner is rewarded for outstanding efforts in the public libraries area. This year Heidi Carlsson Asplund was awarded the prize. […]

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Lo Claesson PLS Nominee

  Lo Claesson from Sweden is also standing for a second term on the PLS Standing Committee. If you watched the streaming of STEAM into Sydney you would have heard several of our nominees speak including Lo.     Name: Lo Claesson Institution: Vaggeryd Public Library Country: Sweden I´m running […]

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Libraries’ democratic role

        This year it there will be five Library Conferences in Sweden and the topic of libraries democratic role will be on the agenda at all of them. Our society has changed over the past year and of course the role of public libraries also. The political […]

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        Hi, I have been a Library Director in Hässleholm’s municipality,Sweden now, for over 3 years now. I have many times been thinking about these questions: How long time does it take to prepare for making big changes or development in a Library organization? What do you […]

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Nordic News

        Here comes blog number 2 from Sweden or shall I say from Scandinavia (Norway, Denmark and Sweden ). One advantage of speaking Swedish and live in Scandinavia is that you can understand and read Norwegian and Danish if you really want to do it. Of course […]

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Integration of Refugees in Hässleholm

        My name is Anette Mjöberg and I’m working as a Library Director in Hässleholms’ Public Libraries. Hässleholm is a city in the south  of Sweden close to Malmö and Lund. We have one main library and Six branches and 1 mobile bus for our 51,000 inhabitants. […]

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