Donations to Burnt ‘al-Sa’eh Library’


As volunteers work to rescue the damanged books at Tripoli, Lebanon’s historic al-Sa’eh Library, several organizations have stepped forward to gather donations to proprietor Father Srouj to help rebuild:

Activist and engineer Ziad Abs was among the first to post calls to donate. His LOGOS, a non-profit organization in the Achrafieh neighborhood of Beirut, is gathering donations.


Those who are interested in donating can call the number posted on Facebook or Twitter. Abs added that the section of the bookstore that was destroyed housed literature, law, and old religious books. Logos is accepting any sort of book, but only books, not financial donations.

In response to a tweet about how not all financial donations always go to the right place, Abs said that they were only accepting donations of books, and that cash should be coordinated with Father Ibrahim Srouj.

Volunteers are also working to…

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