Public libraries in the Netherlands will receive millions of euros in additional funding in the coming years. Significant investments are also being made in the Dutch online Library.
What was written in 17th century newspapers? We now know thanks to a collaboration between the KB and the Dutch Language Institute.
Since the start of the war, Dutch libraries have been accumulating a large collection of books and teaching materials for Ukrainian refugees. They vary from free printed and digital reading matter, to language aids, support for job-seekers, and meetings to make people feel at home in the Netherlands.
In 2021, the KB, National Library of the Netherlands, reached six million users with its digital services.