Monnot Public Library
- ART & CULTURE
- cultural events
Monnot, Beirut district
The Monnot Library opened in 2008 and is the third municipal public library in Beirut. It is located in the culturally rich area of Monnot. Its space offers a cozy reading area and working spaces for children and adults, in addition to internet access and a wide collection of material with a special focus on the arts.
Assabil Association is a non-governmental organization founded in 1997 to establish and promote public libraries and open cultural spaces in Lebanon. By creating public spaces for reading and culture - non-sectarian spaces of exchange that are open to all - Assabil vowed to fill a void following the Lebanese Civil War, thus responding to a ‘social necessity’.