SUMMARY OF THE PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH
Once again, the National Library Congress are gathering together library professionals from all over the country to engage in discussions and meet colleagues! A trade fair and the opportunity to gain visibility: announcements, workshops, excursions and, of course, unforgettable socials!
The programme is in Finnish except for Wednesday, June 7th at 13.15, The Direction of the Library, Thursday, June 8th at 9.00, Tidings from the Netherlands and at 10.30, After Speech: The Library Act and Library Policies. These programmes and discussions are in English.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6th: NEW PLOT – LIBRARY POLICIES
Morning coffee with the Board of the Finnish Library Association
Professional meetings with the Finnish Library Association committees
11.30-12.30 LUNCH BREAK
Opening of the National Library Days Event with European Parliamentarian
New Library Act: What Does the Library Act Mean for Municipalities? Sampo Terho, The Minister of European Affairs, Culture and Sport.
The Direction of the Library: Tidings from the Nordic countries and Sweden’s new library strategy. Strategy supervisor journalist Erik Fichtelius, PhD, Kungliga biblioteket, Sweden. The presentation is in English.
OPENING OF THE EXHIBITIONS by Jukka Relander, chairperson of the Finnish Library Association
K-TALK: TREMBLING STRUCTURES
* Globalising library: Across borders: Jukka Relander, chairperson of the Finnish Library Association
* Vision of Sustainable Well-being and New Plot reading circles. Specialist Jenna Lähdemäki of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
* Museum card and museum policy programme: Visions and Advocacy of the Finnish Museums Association. Kimmo Levä, secretary general of the Finnish Museums Association
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE FINNISH LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
CITY RECEPTION, City Hall, address: Vapaudenkatu 32
THURSDAY, JUNE 8th: OPEN LIBRARY
Tidings from the Netherlands. The Dutch Library field. How has the new Dutch Library Act affected the library field, what is the state of the library profession in the Netherland and how is the Dutch library transforming itself. Advisor Adeline van den Berg, KB & FOBID Netherlands Library Forum. The presentation is in English.
* The library no longer exists. What can we replace it with? Director Ari Muhonen, Open Science Centre, University of Jyväskylä
* Citizens and Open Information: Director Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, National Library Network Services, National Library of Finland
* Open Publishing: Information Specialist Marja-Leena Harjuniemi, Open Science Centre, University of Jyväskylä
12.00-13.30 LUNCH BREAK
* Cataloguing is vanishing. What can we replace it with? The perspective of the Central Library. Director of culture Tuula Haavisto, City of Helsinki
* Tools for Acquisition and Collection Management. Managing director Katriina Jaakkola, BTJ Finland Oy
* ”Big Data” – Utilisation of data in the library’s collection work. Service Manager Hanna Martikainen of the Jyväskylä City Library
* Changes in Materials Logistics. Availability of material with respect to small and large public libraries. Project employee Joni Rahja of the Oulu City Library
ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMME 1
THE LIBRARY – A PART OF THE COMMUNITY
* From Joint Development to Ecosystems – case Varaamo. IT Administration Manager Jussi Vehviläinen, Helsinki City Library
* Culture and Interaction: Experiences in collaboration with the library. Project Coordinator Katja Köykkä
* The Neighbour’s Mothers & Nicehearts. Development Manager Ritva Nyberg, Vantaa City Library
* Libraries as Part of the Community: Lessons from Africa. Specialised Librarian Marjukka Peltonen, Espoo City Library
ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMME 2
Library Act and Library Policies. Including Erik Fichtelius, Supervisor of the Sweden’s library strategy, Advisor Adeline van den Berg, KB & FOBID Netherlands and Counsellor of Cultural Affairs Leena Aaltonen of the Ministry of Education and Culture. The discussion is held in English. Moderator Executive director Rauha Maarno, FLA
LIBRARY EVENING SOCIAL in the main library of the Jyväskylä City Library – address: Vapaudenkatu 39–41
FRIDAY, JUNE 9th: CREATIVITY AND READING
* From Online Surfing to Online Reading. Researcher Carita Kiili, University of Oslo
* E-books and Public Libraries: Borrowing, reading and having fun. Doctoral student Marja Hjelt
* Developing Literacy from Childhood to Adulthood. Lecturer Sari Sulkunen, University of Jyväskylä
READING MATERIAL AND DIPLOMAS:
* Getting Boys to Read! Department Head Leena Kruuti, Jyväskylä City Library
* Wings for Reading: Electronic reading diploma to promote reading fluency
* Electronic Auxiliary Reading Material in Lapland. Collaborating schools and libraries. Librarian Tuija Jerndahl, Inarin saamelaiskirjasto (Inari Samí library)
ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMME 1
* Collaboration Cocktail: New impact study on libraries, Celia, Kirjastot.fi.
* Project Cocktail: The most interesting projects, presented on posters from Wednesday to Friday.
* Workshop in event production
LEARNING BEYOND INSTITUTION BORDERS
Thursday, June 8th at 13.30, Friday, June 9th at 13.30.
Lutakko, Palokka, Ruusupuisto: University of Applied Sciences Campus Library, local library affiliated with the City Library, the University’s new learning environment
LAKE PÄIJÄNNE BOAT TOUR ON THE M/S HILJA
Friday, June 9th at 13.30, departure from Lutakko harbour
Come and enjoy of the archipelago scenery on a hundred-year-old tugboat. The Vuoritsalo route passes through four straits on the northern part of the Lake Päijänne. Return to Lutakko harbour about at 15.30.
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Organisers of the event include the Finnish Library Association, Jyväskylä City Library – Regional Library, Open Science Centre, University of Jyväskylä, JAMK University of Applied Sciences Library, Humak University of Applied Sciences, and the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland.