Ideas for Libraries is an open and collaborative space for sharing ideas about library services, library systems, physical and on-line collections, mobile apps for information reading and management, library spaces, library equipment, library furniture, information support, reading and literacy activities, library support activities for research, teaching and learning, working processes developed in libraries and much more.

This website is dedicated to all brave people from libraries with the courage to think differently.

📢 Annoucements

  • Tem alguma ideia? Compartilhe!
    September 22, 2017
    Ideias para Bibliotecas existe para que você compartilhe ideias sobre e para bibliotecas! Você oferece algum espaço, serviço ou recurso diferente e quer divulgar? Envie para a gente! Ideas for libraries is an open platform to share ideas about and for libraries.
  • Official launching of ideas for libraries
    February 5, 2017
    Ideas for Libraries is an open space for sharing ideas about innovations in libraries. Here you can discover and share ideas to use in libraries. The goal is have small and big ideas, simple and more elaborate, existing and even

💡 Latest ideas

  • Livros sobre bibliotecas e bibliotecas livres
    October 16, 2017
    Ótima ideia da Daniele Carneiro e Juliano Rocha: dividir e difundir de forma criativa ideias sobre bibliotecas, bibliotecas livres e incentivo à leitura em livros artesanais. (Great idea by Daniele Carneiro and Juliano Rocha: creatively dividing and sharing ideas about
  • Using the library to make Wikipedia better
    October 16, 2017
    “Wikipedia is one of the most-visited sites on the internet, and an incredibly common source of facts for everything from blog posts to term papers. But as we all know, crowd-sourced sites like Wikipedia are not always correct. This Knight
  • Little Free Libraries (Pequenas bibliotecas gratuitas)
    September 25, 2017
    “A little free library is a neighborhood book exchange where everyone’s invited to take a book or leave a book” ( “Uma pequena biblioteca gratuita é um programa de troca de livros na vizinhança onde todos estão convidados a tirar
  • Wall art on study rooms
    September 22, 2017
    Pintar, adesivar ou decorar paredes muitas vezes alegra e torna os ambientes mais atrativos e agradáveis. A Biblioteca da PUCRS no Brasil criou um ambiente cheio de motivação. Inspire, crie, expire!
  • Digital signage using HD media player and LCD or LED computer monitor
    July 24, 2017
    Simple and cheap digital signage solution for libraries using only: – Portable Full 1080p HD Multi Media Player (VGA output), starting from USD 35 – Used/refurbished LCD or LED computer monitor, starting from USD 15 (17 inches) – USB stick