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Greek National Library moves to Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

February 1, 2018
Greek National Library moves to Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

Greek National Library moves to Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

 

After three long years of preparations, the hundreds of thousands of books and other items in the Greek National Library‘s collections, are making the journey to their new, ultra-modern home.

The Library will soon be housed in it’s new premises in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center .

The move is expected to be completed in April, when the library will gradually start to go into full operation.

The transfer began three weeks ago, with daily journeys by trucks safely delivering their precious cargo under controlled climate conditions, accompanied by library staff.

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The books were then placed on shelves, or special vaults in the case of the rarer and more valuable manuscripts and books, as well as the impressive Book Tower, in a carefully planned and orchestrated operation.

Hundreds of people are currently using the reading rooms and PCs in the library’s lending section, which are bathed in the

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