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ASSABIL is commissioned by the Municipality of Beirut to manage and operate the municipal public libraries in the neighborhoods of Bachoura, Geitawi and Monot.

In the coming years, ASSABIL and the Municipality of Beirut are planning to add an additional 9 libraries throughout the city to this existing network!

SPECIAL SERVICES FOR SCHOOLS


The municipal public libraries of Beirut offer a variety of activities and programmes for school classes adapted to the needs of each age group
  • Library orientation sessions
  • Sessions on research skills and making use of the library resources
  • Activities to engage children in reading
  • Receiving class visits (on a regular basis or for special occasions)
  • Events and activities for students (creative writing sessions, theatre performances, photography workshops, etc.)
  • Book recommendations
  • Film screenings for teenagers
  • Appearances by children’s authors
  • Loan of books to the school library for limited periods of time

If you are interested, please arrange a meeting with our librarians.
SIGN UP FOR
A LIBRARY CARD
& enjoy borrowing up to 7 items (books, magazines, DVDs…) for up to 3 weeks from all 3 libraries!

ALL YOU NEED IS:

  1. A copy of your ID
  2. Parental approval for children below 12
  3. A refundable deposit of 10,000LL with special offers for families

HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT

  • Borrow from our collection of more than 45,000 books, magazines and DVDs
  • Enjoy a rich programme of cultural activities
  • Access a range of daily newspapers
  • Enjoy free high-speed internet access
  • Join our book clubs
  • Children can browse and read in special children’s corners
  • Children can take part in a range of activities just for them (storytelling, theatre, arts and crafts)
NEW ACQUISITIONS
Opening Hours Of the BEIRUT MUNICIPAL LIBRARIES

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The library opens at 2 pm on the first and last Wednesday of the month.

Monday

Closed


 

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Summer 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Summer 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Summer 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Summer 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Saturday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Summer 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The library opens at 2 pm on the first and last Wednesday of the month.

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Wednesday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturday

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The library opens at 2 pm on the first and last Wednesday of the month.

Monday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Thursday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday

Closed

CONTACT US
ASSABIL, Friends of Public
Libraries Association
Mohammad el-Hout St., Naoura Bldg.
Ras el Nabeh, Beirut, Lebanon.
Tel: (+961)-1-664647
Fax: (+961)-1-652998
E-mail: assabiloffice@gmail.com
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