Books and Things

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About Books and Things

Books and Things is a library and culture center in the south of Cairo. Books are not cheap in Egypt and we want those who can't afford them to be able to read as much as they want.  This is why we came together and created Books and things in the underserved community of Ard El-Bessary and put our books, beside other donated and used ones, on the shelves. People come in and borrow as many books as they like for a very small fee.  We also do story telling for children, screenings/discussions of artistic films and arts and crafts workshops for all ages.

Books and Things is run on donations and the more we get the more books we have and the more events we can run.  We also hope to replicate Books and Things in other areas lacking affordable access to books including outside of Cairo.

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