Library spaces we love: Utrecht University Library & Westerville Public Library

Today’s post comes from the ILN’s Country Coordinator for Macedonia, Rozita Petrinska Labudovikj  My favourite space in public libraries is the children’s space, and in academic libraries – the reading rooms. Academic library One of my favourite academic libraries is the Utrecht University Library in Utrecht, the Netherlands, mostly because of its design and richness of […]

Library spaces we love: library@chinatown

Today’s post comes to us from Clare McKenzie, one of the ILN Program Coordinators. One of the highlights of my trip to the WLIC2013 in Singapore was the opportunity to look at some of the local libraries. The visit that has stayed with me the longest, and raised the most questions for me was the […]

Library spaces we love: The Edge

Todays’  post comes from Bekti (Uti) Mulatiningsih the ILN Indonesia coordinator: My favourite library is The Edge, located in Brisbane, Australia. The Edge is an initiative of State Library of Queensland. Actually, The Edge is not a ‘library’ but it is a youth centre aims to empowering the community to explore creative experimentation. There are many cool facilities available at the […]

Library Spaces we love: Campaspe Regional Library

Today’s post comes from the ILN Country Coordinator for Australia, Jenny Mustey I am a bit biased here with my answer but as this library was over twenty years in the making and since 2004 I have really been involved in its progress I would have to say that the Campaspe Regional Library, Echuca is […]

Discussion topic: Library spaces we love

For our next discussion topic we’re putting the spotlight on library spaces and design. Often as librarians,  the spaces we work in shape and define not only our library collections but also the services we can offer and even the community we get to engage with. From very old libraries to the very newest and […]