New National Library in Morocco
With the initiative of the Moroccan Ministry of Culture, a new national library was built in Kenitra, Morocco. Le Matin reports that the total area of the library is about 1,580 square meters with two big reading rooms, an audio-visual section and a section for children. The national library of Kenitra features 10,000 books in Arabic, 5,000 books in French and 300 books in English. Brahim Ighlane, the manager of Kenitra national library, said that although they have just opened the library, they already have 130 members.