Welcome on MEDiakitab blog. This program aims at sharing information and ressources dedicated to reading and writing practices, from story telling to digital form, in the Euro-Mediterranean space.

MEDiakitab association, located in Marseille, is in charge of administrating the blog. Contents are a reflection of the activities, analysis and knowledge developped by the network members.


Alrowwad in West bank

Arts and Culture for Peace


“We don’t have the luxury of despair, but the steadfastness of hope that we can make a change for our children and the generations to come”

Alrowwad is an independent cultural and artistic center for the children of Aida camp in Cisjordan and Palestine. Founded in 1998, this association uses beauty to resist non-violently the [...]

Municipal library of Marrakesh

An evolving resource centre

Projet de bibliothèque-médiathèque

Municipal library of Marrakech © My Driss Rjila

The public library of Marrakesh is located in the core of the city and offers to the readers books of general interests, mostly in Arabic, but also in Amazigh, French and Spanish. Beyond the documentary function, the library plays an important social role, through training and [...]

Alifbata Association

logo edition encadré

Alifbata association which is based in Marseille, aims at developing intercultural projects towards children and young people in schools or social centres. It was founded in 2012, by Simona Gabrielli, an Italian pasionate about intercultural relations. The association covers all the subjects related to plural identities… For her,  intercultural is above all « an approach », especially [...]

The Francophone Activities Centre (CAF)


Logo CAF © CAF – Bibalex

The Francophone Activities Centre (CAF) was created in may 2013 in the cultural approach segment of Bibliotheca Alexandrina to promote Francophone culture. The first aim is to encourage people to speak the language of Molière at the local level. Alexandria is housing many francophone schools and universities, and [...]

The francophone library


Following the special donation of 500 000 books offered in 2009 by BNF, Bibliotheca Alexandrina decided to create a specific entity, the Francophone library, to accomodate, administer and promote the collection. The donation correspond to 10 years of legal deposit in all the fields of French publishing from 1996 to 2006. Since the donation, Bibliotheca [...]

“Art and Life” project in Alexandria

Art for disadvantaged children


“Art and Life project” was born in 2011 for the purposes of promoting the integration of disadvantaged children, through art activities. During a three hours session per week (from november to april) or 2 sessions (from may to october), teams of volunteers are welcoming at risk children. The children are living in an unstable [...]

Nawa Association in Gaza strip

The power of culture confronting a culture of power


Nawabook © NAWA

Located in Deir El Balah City, a central point in Gaza Strip, Nawa Association was founded in 2014 by a group of young, passionate and educated Palestinians to help empower their local communities through culture and arts programs. The general objective is to create a nurturing cultural hub for Palestinian families. [...]

Milan Public Libraries


Milan Libraries is a network composed of 24 establishments which cover the town of Milan. They open with all the public ones. As a resource center they equip with books, magazines, audio visual and digital documents, on line laboratory language.

Spaces dedicated for children and youth put in place in each library.

Contact :

Aldo [...]

Youth Libraries Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Since the creation of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, two libraries dedicated to children aged 6 to 12 and young aged 12 to 16 have been established.

They try to develop reading, research and creation adapted to publics and try to be an instrument for rising to the challenges of the digital age. Above all, they propose a [...]

Bokra Sawa


Bokra Sawa, which means « tomorrow together », in Egyptian Arabic, is a cultural association based in Marseille. Founded by a Franco-Egyptian team, it aims at developping non formal educational projects in Marseille, with partners in the Mediterranean, to promote a way of living together in harmony, in the Region. Since its creation in 2013, the association [...]