Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi.
Italy’s bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2022.
As parts of Beirut struggle to rebuild after the August 4 explosion, the Sharjah World Book Capital Office has stepped in to help restore three damaged libraries.
In Malaysia as it launches its World Book Capital year under the restrictions of the pandemic, the city’s mayor quotes the Quran and ‘Winnie the Pooh.’
Sharjah’s 2019 World Book Capital concludes in a live stream from the UAE, after announcing grants from its new Access Sharjah incubator.
New national restrictions on citizens’ movements require the Kuala Lumpur edition of UNESCO’s World Book Capital program to change its plans.
Today, our listing of changes to plans amid the COVID-19 emergency features news from the UAE, Canada, the UK, France, and the United States.
Set for completion in April, Sharjah’s new House of Wisdom facility is designed to bring legacy and digital library services together with social learning.
Backing ‘the journey of a historic cultural icon’ in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration.
Tbilisi has been named UNESCO’s 2021 World Book Capital, and the Georgian city will have the honor handed over to it by Kuala Lumpur.