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)
LocationNicosia
Coordinates35°10′8.84″N 33°21′43.88″E
Branches1
Collection
Items collectedBooks, Journals, Newspapers, Magazines, Maps, videos and Posters
Legal depositNone
Other information
Staff12
Websitewww.cypruslibrary.gov.cy

Chronology

  • 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.

References

  1. "Cyprus Library". cypruslibrary.gov.cy. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  2. "Cyprus Library". tripadvisor.co.uk. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. "Cyprus Library". theeuropeanlibrary.org. Retrieved 25 February 2014.


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