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A COPENHAGEN COMMUNITY LIBRARIES – borrow books for free At the libraries everyone can borrow books, music, movies, games and much more – all for free. Usually for one month. It is possible to borrow materials in many different languages. Moreover, the libraries offer reading facilities with newspapers, the use of computers with internet access and help with literature searches. Furthermore there are different activities like kids events. Further information: www.bibliotek.kk.dk CULTURAL CENTERS – get involved in local culture The culture centers in Copenhagen offer a wealth of activities such as: dance, theater, playing session for children, concerts, open workshops. In addition the cultural centers organize cultural shows and rent out facilities to various events. Further information: www.kulturogfritid.kk.dk VISIT A MUSEUM Copenhagen has a wealth of different museums displaying both traditional and contemporary art. Be sure to visit Thorvaldsens Museum and Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center. For information on the City´s ancient and varied history, you have the opportunity of visiting 85 The Copenhagen City Museum or The City Archives. Further information: www.københavnsmuseum.dk · www.kunsthallennikolaj.dk www.thorvaldsensmuseum.dk · www.ksa.kk.dk SPORTS FACILITIES AND SWIMMING POOLS – Sport in many ways There is a wide choice of indoor and outdoor sports facilities in Copenhagen. What about taking a swim in the harbor pool? Many residents are joined in sports clubs and associations, and there are always new forms of exercise to try out. Further information: www.kulturogfritid.kk.dk SUPPORT FOR ASSOCIATIONS The City of Copenhagen subsidizes associations based on sport and leisure activities. If you want to start you own club, for instance soccer, you can get help and advice. Further information: www.kk.dk/borger/kulturogfritid/foreningerogaftenskoler GET INVOLVED IN CLUBS AND ASSOCIATIONS! Associations in Copenhagen offer activities of all kind – such as soccer, scouts, tennis, music lessons and dance. Activities are often the setting for a rich social life and provide excellent opportunities for meeting other people. Get help to find an association for you or your children on: www.foreningsguiderne.dk VOLUNTEERING In Copenhagen you can engage in civil society by volunteering. As a volunteer you can both help initiate new activities or take part in the many activities already going on around town. Through volunteering you will get in contact with many different people and thus create a network among other citizens in your area. Further information: www.kk.dk/Borger/KulturOgFritid/IntegrationIFritidslivet/BlivFrivillig.aspx You can a become member of CPH Volunteers – the volunteers squad in Copenhagen. As part of CPH Volunteers you help Copenhagen host prestigious international events. Further information: www.cphvolunteers.dk


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