Thursday, November 20, 2008
New British Library opens in Tbilisi
"With British Council support a new British Library was launched on November 18 at Tbilisi State University. About 6,000 of the British Council's contemporary British books and multimedia items were transferred to the new Library. Located in the second building of TSU, the British Library will serve as a cultural and information centre for students, academics, young professionals and all people interested in British culture and education. H.E. Ambassador Denis Keefe and British Council Georgia Director Paul Doubleday attended the official opening, which brought together book lovers, students and professors. Ambassador Keefe emphasized the successful ongoing partnership between TSU and British Council. Paul Doubleday stressed the prospects of future productive cooperation between the two institutions"