Public Libraries 2020 is a project helping 65,000 European libraries change lives by building stronger local communities.
On the project’s YouTube channel you can see examples of how creative libraries can be in implementing the goal.
On of the most interesting ideas comes from Astra Sibiu County Library, Romania.
The cozy library was being set up in a Marpod county, and wants to transform dusty, disregarded places into modern knowledge hubs “where everyone from the community feels welcome to learn and share.”
Watch the video and you’ll realize the library is so cozy it feels more like a living room, where people love to spend time together.
More videos to watch:
- There is no better white noise than the old library (video)
- How to dry a book that has been water damaged (video)
- John Green shares 26 exciting facts about libraries (video)
- Stunning animation cleverly plays with the meaning of words (video)
- This machine can remove dust from over 5,000 books per day (video)
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