NL Activities and Services

Children's libraries
An overview of children's library services in the Netherlands.

Reading programmes
Apart from local initiatives a number of nationwide reading promotion programmes are realised, backed up by national policies, tools and monitoring.

For your orientation: The Art of Reading is the overall title.

An older overview is available here

Count on Skills
Good Practice
Language for Life

Example: The Hague Public Library
As an example of a Dutch Public Library and its various functions, underneath you will find basic information about the Public Library of The Hague (translation: Reinier Horjus). 

History of The Hague Public Library
Mission and Organisational Structure
National & International Collaboration
Facts & Figures
Collections & Information Services
Media literacy
Literacy & Reading Promotion
Meeting & Debate
Cultural Support 


FOBID - Netherlands Library Forum