Public Library

  • 8 10
  • 2021
  • 50min
Public Library
  • Original Title: Bibliothèque Publique

Within the heart of Paris, the Bibliothèque Publique d'Information unites an unassuming community, as diverse individuals seek refuge and inspiration among its rich cultural resources.

Public Library

Public Library - An unspoken community

Daily, a diverse array of regulars, students, and passersby seek solace at the Bibliothèque Publique d'Information, nestled in the heart of Paris. Amidst the bustling crowd, between the bookshelves and along the corridors, we encounter inspired learners, erudite enthusiasts, solitary souls, idle regulars, and fervent artists. As they engage with the myriad cultural resources at their fingertips, each visitor uniquely "inhabits" the library. They reveal how books, music, and videos become an integral part of their lives. Serving as a public haven for personal enrichment, the library fosters a quiet, unpretentious community that thrives in its shared pursuit of knowledge and inspiration

Clément Abbey
Clément Abbey Director

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