Libraries and Skills in Denmark

This infographic gives a fine introduction to Public Libraries in Denmark in a European Union context when it comes to literacy and skills. The Infographic is made by Public Libraries 2020 and Danmarks Biblioteksforening. You might also like the “Libraries Change Lives” infograhic.

If the library was a music genre…

I am inspired by this Bossa Nova song from the wonderful people at The Royal Library of Denmark – The Faculty Library of Social Sciences In fact I am inspired by most things they do… Their LEGO stop motion movies and music would still be cool even if did not have the underlying message to… Continue reading If the library was a music genre…

Libraries Change Lives

There are 65000 libraries in Europe welcoming more than 100 million people each year. That is an amazing knowledge infrastructure to make our communities smarter. In this short video some of these statistics and core values are shared. Libraries connect people and their knowledge  – and support learning and knowledge creation. Spend 90 seconds watching… Continue reading Libraries Change Lives

Go to the library – song

Launching myself as an avantgarde musician – or … Well I was testing out an app tonight and I made this… I heard the way to launch music the cool way is to surprise everyone by making it available online when people least expect it – So here it is. Totally free. If you like it… Continue reading Go to the library – song

Introducing library services brick by brick

The combination of fine libraries and LEGO bricks is not new and is often seen in the library blogosphere… It is now wonder. Libraries are magnificent and LEGO is fun – What is not like?This LEGO stop motion movie promotes the Faculty Library of Social Sciences at University of Copenhagen and it is absolutely awesome… Enjoy! The… Continue reading Introducing library services brick by brick

Library advocacy… In stop motion

I want to share this library advocacy stop motion video with you. In 70 seconds it shows some of the great stuff the library offers – and yes… It IS starring a cat as important supporting actor. The movie is made by awesome librarian, upcoming stop motion director and good friend Christian Lauersen . Enjoy!

The Library is the Hummingbird

Originally posted on The Library Effect:
The legend of the hummingbird reminds me of all the amazing things libraries do every day to support healthy communities and to empower the citizens within them: One day, a long time ago in a faraway place, or so the legend goes, there was a huge forest fire raging…

One day we’ll be in charge

Alma – One day we will be in charge 2013-07-16 15.31.48, a photo by janholmquist on Flickr. This is one my favorite photos. My daugther Alma found a stone near the Berlin wall – East side gallery on our summer holiday this year – She was sure it was from the remains of the wall. It had… Continue reading One day we’ll be in charge

What I spend time on these days

I was recently asked what my next spare time project would be. I made a short video for you about how my time is prioritized these days. Lots of learning opportunities – I love that. The video is also a test of the short video blog format that I am considering using more… So tell… Continue reading What I spend time on these days