In the Promoting reading category you will find videos about the importance and themes of reading in a rich variety, in the form of presentations, lectures and interviews. The recordings are mostly from live events held in library seminars and lectures from educational conferences.

Sarah Mears, the Programme Manager for Libraries Connected and a founder member of EmpathyLab, gives a presentation ‘Reading, libraries and children’s wellbeing – a UK perspective’. The presentation is a […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video includes a panel discussion between the managers of the Nordic Library Associations: Executive Director Juha Manninen […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Silvia Hosseini, Author and Teacher, “Keynote: The Most Common Superpower”. At the […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Lisbet Vestergaard, Project Manager, Danish Think Tank Libraries for the Future, “Children’s […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Katri Vänttinen, Director of Library Services, Helsinki City, “Literacy in Helsinki City […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Aleksis Salusjärvi, Literary Professional from The Finnish Reading Center “Keynote: The Literature […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video is “Writers in Nordic Landscapes”. Finnish author Juha Itkonen interviews two of the candidates for the […]

Live-stream recording from a two-day conference “Nordic Libraries Annual 2022”. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Riitta Hanifi, Researcher, Statistics Finland, “Reading Skills are Redefined on the Web: […]

Live-stream recording from Nordic Libraries Annual 2022 conference. This live streaming video includes a summary of the Nordic Libraries Annual 2022 by Päivi Jokitalo, Heidi Henriksson, Marko Ojala and Susanne […]

Brianne Peters, a librarian at Kingston Frontenac Public Library, Canada, gives a presentation on “Every Child Ready to Read Early Literacy Initiative and Kingston Frontenac Public Library´s Programs for Children”. […]

Live-stream recording from an event “Lasten ja nuorten tietokirjat lukuilon edistäjänä” in Espoo, Finland, 6th October 2020. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Russian children’s author Alexandra Grigorieva […]

Jordanian-Swedish author of children´s books Flora Majdalawi encourages Arabic-speaking families to read with children. It is very important to start reading with your child as early as possible. Reading creates […]

Jordanian-Swedish author of children’s books Flora Majdalawi encourages Arabic-speaking families to read with children. It is very important to start reading with your child as early as possible. Reading creates […]

William G. Brozo, the Professor of Literacy of Graduate School of Education in George Mason University, talks about the issue of boys’ reading achievement. This interview is based on his […]

Doloresa Veilande, the Library Director of Riga Central Library in Latvia tells about the lending point of Riga Central Library at the day centre for homeless and poor inhabitants of […]

Librarian Mia Dimblad from Culture Department of Hässleholm, Sweden, tells about her project “Warning – read on!”. Read more: The Nordic-Baltic Library Meeting 2013 Filming: Panu Somerma Editing: Tuomas Lipponen […]

Goodnight stories from inmates dads is a collaboration between Vaasa City Library and Vaasa Prison helping imprisoned parents to keep in touch with their children at home through storytelling. A […]