Aired: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Rethinking How We Measure the Impact of Libraries
Roskilde Municipality, Denmark
Oakville Public Library, Canada
As communities contend with lockdown isolation, economic insecurity, and rampant misinformation, libraries are more vital than ever before. Even so, we haven’t evolved how we quantify and qualify community and personal impacts though the entire world has changed. Join Christian Lauersen, Director of Libraries and Citizen Services in Roskilde Municipality (Denmark) and Tara Wong, CEO of Oakville Public Library (Canada) as we reimagine how we measure and communicate library impact going forward.
Insights + Trends
The National Education Summit – Melbourne
Visit Bibliotheca’s booth, located at D31, at The Education Show in Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia.
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Discover how Lambton Library used open+ to increase open hours by 700%, welcome 400% more visitors, and double circulation in the first year.
Success Story: Gabriel García Márquez Library
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