“Every family with a newborn receives a bag with his or her first book, tips on reading for parents, and his or her first library card. Therefore, every family in Lithuania at least has the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the benefits of early reading and its best practices.”
Best Green Library Project this year is the Canopée Mediathèque in Paris, France. It was awarded as a pilot project – to try out how to be a sustainable library without a special budget for that, so that the lessons learned could be implemented in the entire Paris library network
“Together” is a keyword for the Missoula Public Library. Not only the structure of the building is made up of elements inspired by the surrounding nature, put together, but also the library itself implements a visionary idea: to gather various organizations under the “hat” of a public library.
Next year will mark 10 years since the Brooklyn Public Library launched a community studies project, collecting, recording and digitally storing the stories of residents of Brooklyn neighborhoods. The ambitious and at the same time intimate project “Our Streets, Our Stories” is easily accessible to every citizen of the world on the interactive map.
This material first appeared on the Library Portal on September 20, 2022, in Latvian. I interviewed Mark Aaron Polger as an editor of … More
Interview with the creators of Future Library in Oslo, Norway, by Libraries Portal.