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Library Opening Hours during Eid Al Adha 2018

On the occasion of the Feast (Eid al-Adha) The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will be closed to the public on Monday, 20 August 2018 to Wednesday, 22 August 2018 The Library will be open on Thursday, 23 August 2018 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Friday, 24 August 2018 From 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm Regular opening hours will resume after the Feast holiday.

The BA Participates in the IFLA WLIC 2018 Conference

The 84th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) general conference and assembly will be held this year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24–30 August 2018.

Opening Hours Anniversary of 1952 Revolution

We would like to inform you that The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will be open on Monday, 23 July 2018 (Anniversary of 1952 Revolution) from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Children Library Important Alert

During the past while, repeated problems have been noted that disturb the workflow at the library. Accordingly, the administration considered the following: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Children's Library alerts the parents that the children delivery system will be changed to be only without a guardian

21st Conference of the Egyptian Library

The Egyptian Library, Information and Archives Association organizes its 21st conference in collaboration with the National Library and Archives of Egypt

Access to Information for Persons with Print Disabilities

The seminar is taking place on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at 9:30 AM at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center, Delegates Hall. This seminar aims to bring together stakeholders, professionals and organizations serving the print disabled community in Egypt

Library opens on the anniversary of June 30th Revolution

We would like to inform you that The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will be open on Saturday, 30 June 2018 and Sunday, 1 July 2018 (Anniversary of June 30th Revolution) from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Taha Hussien Library Summer Program 2018

The TH Library Summer program this year includes different educational and general skills themes. These themes aim at enhancing the blind children’s cognitive abilities, strengthening their self-independence and highlighting their physical and spiritual abilities.

Children Summer Program

The Children's Library organizes its summer activities and workshops program for the summer of 2018 under the title "Biblio challenges boredom"

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Translates RDA Toolkit into Arabic

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is pleased to announce the agreement held recently with the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) for translating the Resource Description and Access (RDA) Toolkit into Arabic, in cooperation with the Arab Federation for Libraries and Information