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The End of Wisdom? by David Baker, Wendy Evans

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Chapter 17

Playing, Creating, Learning

The Future Public Library for Children and Families

Louise Overgaard     Aarhus Library, Denmark

Abstract

It takes a lot of effort, thinking, testing and collaboration to development a relevant library service for children and families. The library must be able to support children and their families' lives and needs to play and to learn. The article is a small description of the journey that the staff from the Main Library in Aarhus took, when they developed the children and family section of Dokk1.

Keywords

Children's library; Dokk1; Exploration; Future library; Future skills; Partnerships; Playful library
Many times a day I pass through the children and family section at Dokk1 in Aarhus. I meet many school classes ...

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