The Egyptian Association for Friends of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Egyptian Association for Friends of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina was founded in 2001. Its main headquarter is located within the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Objectives of the Association
  • To assist and support the Library of Alexandria(Bibliotheca Alexandrina) in all its roles and activities
  • To spread the Library's message within the Egyptian society
  • Advocate freedom of thought and expression, and freedom of acquisition of knowledge within the Library
  • Preserve the Library's buildings properties and resources
  • Encourage Egyptian citizens to visit the Library and benefit from it
  • Coordinate efforts with approximately 20 Friends of the Library Associations worldwide, in supporting and enhancing the Library's role
  • Assist in receiving the Library's guests from all over the world, facilitate their visits and accommodation in Alexandria
  • Report the research, scientific and cognitive needs of the different sectors of the Egyptian society to the Director of the Library
  • Organize cultural activities that enhance the Library's message in educating, modernizing and enlightening