Cyprus Library

The Cyprus Library (Greek: Κυπριακή Βιβλιοθήκη Kypriakī́ Vivliothī́kī, Turkish: Kıbrıs Kütüphanesi) is the national library of the Republic of Cyprus.[1][2][3]

Cyprus Library
Κυπριακή Βιβλιοθήκη  (Greek)
Kıbrıs Kütüphanesi  (Turkish)
Country Cyprus
TypeNational library
Established1927 (1927)
Coordinates35°10′8.84″N 33°21′43.88″E
Items collectedBooks, Journals, Newspapers, Magazines, Maps, videos and Posters
Legal depositNone
Other information


  • 1927 – Establishment of the Cyprus Public Library on the initiative of the British Colonial Governor Sir Ronald Storrs.
  • 1968 – The Cyprus Public Library Law moves control of the library (from municipal control) to the Ministry of Education and Culture; merge of its collections with the Ministry's Library.
  • 1974 – Relocation to its original premises on the D'Avila Bastion of the Venetian walls of Nicosia.
  • 1987 – New law establishing the Cyprus Library.


  1. "Cyprus Library". Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  2. "Cyprus Library". Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. "Cyprus Library". Retrieved 25 February 2014.

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