Activities for schools and kindergartens
Scheduled activities for groups of visitors from schools and kindergartens are an important part of our function. Our recurring activities include Storytelling sessions, group visits at the Nordic Library and the high school projects Piece by Piece towards the Nordics and Borrow a Nordic Person.
Autumn 2017 – workshops on literature for children and young people
During the autumn of 2017 we will highlight the books which have been nominated for the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize. You can meet many of the writers and illustrators during our panel discussions at the Helsinki Book Fair on Sunday the 29:th of October, and at our library on Monday the 30:th of October.
Grant programmes for children and young people
NORDBUK – a culture, politics and social programme
The NORDBUK grant programme supports projects by and with children and young people and aims to strengthen their organisation, influence and participation in political, cultural, and social work, and to strengthen a Nordic identity among children and young people.
The target group consists of children and young people under the age of 30 in the Nordic Region.
VOLT – a culture and language programme
Volt is a culture and language grant programme for children and young people which aims make more young folks interested in the language, art and culture of other countries.
The target group consists of children and young people under the age of 25 in the Nordic Region.