Wednesday 26 February 2014,

Malmö Public Library

11.50  Welcome to Malmö Public Library. Please meet at the Library entrance Address: Kung Oscars väg 11

12.00  Lunch at  Restaurang Atmosfär ( across the street)

13.00 – 16 .00   Meeting for PLS members, Malmö Public Library

16.00   Library tour –  Malmö Public Library

17.00 Study tour to Garaget, an old bus garage which has been redevelopment as a branch library in partnership with the citizens who are free to use the building for several activities

19.00   Section Dinner at restaurant:  Rådhuskällaren, Stortorget Dinner is kindly sponsored by the Swedish Library Association

Thursday 27 February  – Malmö Public Library
What’s news?
Come and hear about some of the latest programs and services from public libraries in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Australia

09.00-10.00  Closed meeting for the Public Library Section Members

10.30  Welcome to Malmö City Library:  Torbjörn Nilsson, Library Director

10.45 -11.10 Investment in learning – the Learning Center in Malmö City library, Stefan Wahlstedt

11.15 -11.55 What’s news!  – Denmark: Library Transformation: Sketching the future library transitioning to a space for citizens and community connections. Knud Schulz, Manager of the Main Library at Citizens and Library Service; Aarhus Knud Schulz

12.00-13.00 Lunch at own expense

13.05-13.50  What’s news! – Finland and Norway: Pirkko Lindberg, Director of Library Services at City of Oulu and
Leikny Haga Indergaard, Library Director at Bergen Public LibraryFinland Public Libraries

13.55 -14.10 Coffee break

14.15-14.35 What’s news! – City of Gold Coast, AustraliaHow the Digital Media lab delivers on the city’s Culture Strategy. Marian Morgan-Bindon, Australia, Chair of Public Library Section, IFLA and Manager Library Services and Cultural Development, City of Gold Coast.

14.40 -14.55 The Library must own the click. Boris Zetterlund , Axiell

15.00 – 16.25 Question time, Summary and World Café This is time for you to ask our speakers questions and also be part of our World Café and help us plan the IFLA Public Library Section’s operational plan and projects for 2014-2016

16.30 -17.00 Meeting and plenary for Public Library Section members

19.00  Section Dinner at Restaurant Årstiderna, Kockska huset Stortorget Dinner proudly sponsored by Axiell

Friday 28 February,

Tårnby Library in Denmark

Departure time to be confirmed Malmö train station Train to Tårnby Main Library  – This will take about 20 minutes We will meet at the Malmö train station and will help you to buy your own train ticket

9.00  Taarnby Main Library, Jens Nordentoft Lauridsen, Library Manager Welcome and introduction to the Library and the municipality and Library Tour   The City of Copenhagen offers you 20 libraries – a main library and 19 branch libraries – located throughout the city.Taarnby Public Libraries

10.30  Final section meeting  – incorporating the ideas form the World Café into our Strategic Plan

11.30 Vestamager Branch Library

12.30 Lunch – Sundby Sejl.  – Own expense

13.30 Sundby Library

15.00  Ørestad Library – very close to the airport in Kastrup

Free time in Copenhagen or in Malmö  – opportunity for informal dinner at own expense


Saturday – 1 March  2013

for those who are available!

This day will be at our own expense

We will meet at the Malmö train station and will help you to buy your own train ticket  (departure time to be confirmed)   Departure time to be confirmed Malmö train station Train from Malmö to Helsingborg We will meet at the Malmö train station and will help you to buy your own train ticket

10.00-12.00  Helsingore – Kulturværftet – The Culture Yard

The Culture Yard has been created in the old shipyard in Elsinore harbour, and with the opening of the 13,000 square metre experience centre, the first step has been taken towards new cultural activities in Elsinore. The Culture Yard consists of Elsinore’s main library full of modern facilities, a large and a small stage, the Yard Museum, exhibition hall, eatery, arcade, meeting facilities and workshops. Here, under one roof, you will find music performances, plays, lectures, exhibitions, good food and social activities

12.00-13.00 Lunch at own expense in a restaurant in Kulturvaerftet.

13.00-14.30  M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark  An underground museum designed by the internationally renowned architecture company BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group). From Helsingore you can take a direct train to Kastrup Airport, if you leaving on Saturday.  Please mention this when you are buying your train ticket


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