The International Summit of the book

This website aims to represent the International Summit of the Book initiative, introduce its main purpose and allow for exhibiting the history of the previously organized International Summits of the Book. The website is also meant to allow for potential stakeholders to submit requests for hosting future summits and get to know what organizing responsibilities are involved.

What is The International Summit of the Book?

The "International Summit of the book" is one of the important initiatives launched by the Library of Congress to emphasize the key position of the book and libraries in preserving national cultural identities and human civilization… more....

About the Upcoming Summit

The eighth International Summit of the Book 2019 is organized by Beirut Arab University (BAU), Lebanon. The BAU plans to host the International Summit of the Book during the period of October 28-30, 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon.More...

Apply to Host the Upcoming Summit

The call for hosting is open to all institutions working in the field of libraries, publishing, and Information Science. Click here to view related guidelines, and here to apply for hosting the summit.