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Monday, July 10, 2017
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Friday, June 16, 2017

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Final event for "Hakawati" project
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On March 22nd 2017, Assabil, friends of public libraries organized a “Hakawati”(storytelling) final event at the Municipal Public Library of Saida. This spectacle came as a closure of the Read More

Cultural activities in the municipal public libraries of Beirut
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Assabil continues to hold various cultural activities in the municipal public libraries of Beirut, including regular activities such as the evenings of Oriental Music (listening and analyzing) with Read More
2016 Edition of Horsh Beirut Festival Was An Amazing Success! Thank You Beirut Residents for Joining!
Sunday, September 18, 2016

For the fifth time in the last six years, ASSABIL co-organized the Horsh Beirut Festival, in partnership with Beirut Municipality and Heinrish Boll Stiftung Middle East and with the support of the Read More

COMING! HORSH BEIRUT FESTIVAL (Please see the program in the "Calendar" section of this website)
Thursday, September 08, 2016

Assabil Friends of Public LibrariesHeinrich Böll Stiftung Middle East are pleased to invite you to Horsh Beirut Festival 2016!

The festival will feature a variety of musicians and performance Read More

"Public Libraries Against Xenophobia" Final Event
Friday, May 27, 2016

A group of Children performed the skills they learned in the creative workshops (puppet show, photography, drawings and storytelling), within ASSABIL’s project “Public Libraries against Read More

Final Debate of ASSABIL's "Beirut Debate Clubs' Collaboration 2016" project
Saturday, May 07, 2016

In the final debate within ASSABIL’s “Beirut Debate Clubs' Collaboration 2016” project, funded by Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures (ALF), Read More

Closing Event of ASSABIL's "Mobile Library Service for Vulnerable Populations" Project
Friday, April 22, 2016

ASSABIL Association closed the "Mobile Library Service for Vulnerable Populations" Project, funded by the Office for the Coordination of Humantarian Affairs (OCHA), managed by Country Read More

Books donations are welcomed
Wednesday, April 06, 2016

ASSABIL Association welcomes your books donations to the public libraries in Lebanon. Please send us the list of books you wish to donate to help our team choose what is needed and speed the Read More

ASSABIL Launches "Beirut Debate Clubs' Collaboration 2016"
Saturday, April 02, 2016

ASSABIL, in partnership with Anna Lindh Foundation, launched “Beirut Debate Clubs’ Collaboration 2016” on Saturday, April 2nd. Bachoura Public Library hosted the opening training Read More

KOTOBUS Library Kiosk in Aljalil camp, Baalbeck
Wednesday, March 02, 2016

On 02 March 2016, ASSABIL in cooperation with Children of Aljalil Center (CJC) in Aljalil camp in Baalbeck welcomed friends and colleagues for the inauguration of the Kotobus Library Kiosk funded by Read More

Final Event | EU Multimedia Project
Monday, November 30, 2015

On the 29th of November, young people from sixteen Lebanese towns in different regions of the country gathered in Monot Theatre to watch the videos they had produced in the final event of the Read More

Our Website is Live!
Thursday, November 12, 2015

We are very pleased to re-launch the official website of ASSABIL. You are now able to follow all our latest news and be updated of all upcoming activities in the three municipal libraries of Beirut Read More

ASSABIL Activities during the Salon du Livre Francophone de Beyrouth 2015
Tuesday, November 03, 2015

On the occasion of the 22nd edition of the Francophone Book Fair (Salon du Livre Francophone de Beyrouth), ASSABIL was delighted to cooperate with the Canadian Embassy in Lebanon. On October Read More

ASSABIL Celebrates National Reading Week 2015
Wednesday, September 09, 2015

ASSABIL celebrated the National Reading Week 2015 by offering a rich and varied programme of activities for children and adults in the three municipal public libraries of Beirut. There were around 40 Read More

Our Gender Awareness Toolkits Are Out!
Tuesday, September 08, 2015

After months of intensive training on gender issues and mainstreaming at our libraries, ASSABIL has produced a toolkit on Gender Awareness, which includes an activity manual and complementary books Read More

New Library Card System
Friday, May 15, 2015

ASSABIL has unified the library cards issued to members in each of its libraries while a special colorful library card has been designed for child members. With this new system, members may now Read More

Promoting Understanding between Lebanese and Syrian children
Friday, February 27, 2015

ASSABIL organised a public event at the Bashoura Municipal Library to conclude the “Public libraries promoting mutual understanding between Lebanese and Syrian communities” project, Read More

ASSABIL launches its multimedia project
Monday, February 23, 2015

On the 23rd of February, ASSABIL launched the "Developing multimedia activities in the network of public libraries in Lebanon" project funded by the EU. Two training workshops led by Read More

High School Students Debate Media Ethics and the Conditions of Syrian Refugees
Saturday, February 14, 2015

ASSABIL brought its “Debate Clubs” project, funded by the Open Society Institution-Youth to a fitting conclusion with a debate competition organized at Monot Theatre on the 14th of Read More

The Volume Project
Sunday, November 30, 2014

For nine days, the Volume Project investigated the potential of our libraries as spaces that foster artistic creation, production of knowledge, and constructive critique and dialogue. Our libraries Read More

The 4th Annual Horsh Beirut Festival
Sunday, November 30, 2014

For the fourth year in a row, ASSABIL organized the Horsh Beirut Festival that hosted the most impressive talents and inspirational performances. We all felt privileged to be entertained by choirs Read More

Balamand Health Festival
Friday, November 07, 2014

This year, the public library of Geitawi hosted the University of Balamand to implement an educational health festival and promote healthy practices and habits for elderly, women, and children Read More

Salon de Livre
Saturday, November 01, 2014

In the 21st edition of the Francophone Book Fair, ASSABIL shared a booth with the Ministry of Culture. With the support of Region Ile de France, we hosted the Lebanese-French award-winning author Read More

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

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

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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