Virpi Launonen:  Library act in action: Finnish libraries promoting democracy

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Live-stream recording from a two-day webinar “Nordic Libraries Annual 2021”. This live streaming video includes a presentation by Senior Officer, Library Affairs, Regional State Administrative Agency Virpi Launonen “Library act in action: Finnish libraries promoting democracy”

On 2021 the conference was organized online from 3rd to 4th of November, and the focus was on libraries and democracy. According to many Nordic library policies, the task of libraries is to ensure citizens’ equal access to knowledge, education, culture, and new citizenship skills. The work carried out by libraries should support inclusiveness, community, and opportunities for making an impact, to strengthen social cohesion and the readiness of citizens to assume social responsibility.

Read more:
All videos from the conference
Nordic Libraries Annual 2021, program
Regional State Administrative Agencies in Finland website
Nordic Libraries Annual 2020: Towards Sustainable Futures

See also:
Other presentations in English on Kirjastokaista

Live-stream: Panu Somerma, Mikko Helander and Joonas Nevalainen
Producer: Riitta Taarasti
Produced by Library Channel (Kirjastokaista), 2021

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