Articles by Laura Sue Wilansky

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    Five lessons for libraries looking to innovate in the 21st Century

    July 31, 2017 by Laura Sue Wilansky

    Five lessons for libraries looking to innovate in the 21st Century

    Billund Bibliotek, a library in Denmark, lives and breathes creativity and playfulness while still providing spaces for contemplation, relaxation and reflective learning. Photo: Julie Oborny

    In June, Knight Foundation sent a cohort of U.S. librarians from institutions around the country to the Next Library Conference, an annual gathering held in Aarhus, Denmark that brings together library leaders from around the world to discuss innovative programs, services and ideas in the field. 20 U.S. librarians from 11 cities joined hundreds of colleagues who attended the conference from around the globe, from China to Kenya to the Caribbean.