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The James Michel Library opens at Espace

The James Michel Library opens at Espace

Fri, 11 August 2017

The James Michel Library was officially opened today, at Espace Building in a short ceremony in the presence of former President James Michel, staff members, sponsors and other invited guests, including school children in the town vicinity. The opening of the library coincides with the August school holidays, giving students another option to learn through research and reading at their leisure.

The James Michel library houses a collection of rare reference books and other documents about the history, geography and political landscape of Seychelles, dating as far back as the 18th century. Members of the public have the option of borrowing books from a wide collection of fiction and non-fiction alike. It also has a corner for younger readers and is equipped with tablets for online reading.

The James Michel Library is an educational project initiated by the former President. He also donated a large number of books and documents to the library.

The opening hours are from Monday to Friday from 11am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm.

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