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Description

Around the corner from the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, under the shade of a majestic tree, the Cité Bibliothèque is going to offer an open air library to browse through books, magazines and newspapers. The pop-up library will also feature a special kids’ area. Readings from local and international authors are also on the agenda, as well as several evening performances. Each week of this book-based month focuses on a different theme, from gastronomy to travel, garphic novels, mangas and ‘diversity’. Children's books are also available. In addition, the "Mai klenge Spillbuttek" sells games for youngsters, including: Flip Hop, puzzles, Up & Down, What's Up and Zock'n Roll.

  • If you wish to use the outdoor library: entry is free and reservations are not required, but capacity is limited.
  • For theme nights and readings: ticket can be purchased on www.luxembourg-ticket.lu

Dates, times and location

Dates

From Wednesday, 18 August to Sunday, 12 September 2021.

Time

Open every day – except Monday – from 11:00 to 18:00, and selected evenings.

District

Courtyard of the former Luxembourg National Library

Programme

18 August to 22 August 2021: Semaine de la gastronomie (food festival)

  • 18 August 2021 at 19:30    Chef René Mathieu & Dr Nadia Terki

24 August to 29 August 2021: Semaine de la Bande Dessinée / Manga (comic arts festival)

  • 25 August 2021 at 14:30–17:30   Sabrina Kaufmann
  • 27 August 2021 at 19:30    Lucien Czuga
  • 28 August 2021 at 13:30–17:30   Andy Genen

31 August to 5 September 2021: Semaine de la diversité (diversity festival)

  • 31 August 2021 at 19:30    Narcisse Dovenon
  • 1 September 2021 at 15:00    Andy Steffen
  • 4 September 2021 at 11:00    Isabelle Marinov
  • 4 September 2021 at 14:30    Tatta Tom

7 September to 12 September 2021: Semain des voyages (travel festival)

  • 8 September 2021 at 15:00    Ali Seegar
  • 9 September 2021 at 19:30    Mike McQuade
  • 11 September 2021 at 11:00    Christiane Kremer

 

How to get there

  • Bus
    • AVL lines 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 14, 18, 19, 22: "Roosevelt" stop
    • AVL lines 19, 31: "Cathédrale" stop
  • vel'OH!
    • "Gëlle Fra"

Contact details

Petit Passage

9, rue Chimay
L-2090 Luxembourg

Opening hours

Monday–Friday

8:00–12:00 and 13:30–17:00