Are you a journalist covering international development, education, social entrepreneurship or culture? Are you interested in one of the regions where we’re implementing a project? Want to learn more about our work on-the-ground? Check out our press releases, briefings and press kit. If you’re interested in scheduling an interview or media visit, please contact us.

Press releases

“I pray that our president lets me stay in the US”

Projects - 23 October 2018
Photo de Philippe Starck devant l'Ideas Box


Medias - 11 June 2018
Photo de réfugiés en Jordanie

20th of June : Bibliothèques Sans Frontières is #withRefugees

Events - 19 June 2018
Photo d'un enfant dans le camp de réfugiés au Bangladesh


Projects - 24 August 2018
Photo d'enfants lisant par terre dans l'Ideas Box


Projects - 5 June 2018
Photo d'Anna auprès des réfugiés rohingya

“A positive future for rohingya refugees is hard to imagine”

Projects - 7 September 2018
Photo de Colombiens qui jouent au Jenga


Projects - 5 September 2018
Photo de Kaila, traductrice bénévole

Kaila : ‘The library is a place of empowerment that everyone deserves to call home.’

Medias - 29 June 2018
Photographique d'Ousman à Palerme

Ansou in Palermo: “When someone helps you, you want to thank him in return”

Projects - 25 July 2018
Photo de couverture du rapport annuel

The 2017 annual report is out !

Medias - 25 July 2018
Photo de Shahab Rassouli

The “Miserable”, a story by Shahab Rassouli

Medias - 20 June 2018
Legal education in US

“We don’t have to stay within the walls of the library at all”

Projects - 23 October 2018
Atelier lecture avec Mots & Merveilles

« Illiteracy is Silent »

Projects - 19 September 2018
Photo d'un enfant dans une laverie à Détroit

In Detroit, Libraries on the Ruins of the American Dream

Projects - 19 April 2018


Medias - 27 March 2018

Radio France is getting involved with Bibliotheques Sans Frontieres

Events - 27 March 2018
Photo de l'Ideas Box à Marseille

4 years of the Ideas Box, 1 million users throughout the world

Medias - 21 March 2018

Libraries Without Borders Honored At 2018 Elastic Cause Awards

Events - 28 February 2018
Photo des premiers utilisateurs de l'Ideas Box au Sénégal

Homeless Youth in Senegal Find Solace in the Ideas Box

Projects - 5 February 2018

Rebuilding the Future with the Ideas Box: The Story of Consolata

Medias - 25 January 2018

Bringing College-Level Classes to Congolese Refugees through Coursera

Medias, Projects - 22 January 2018
Photo d'herbergés d'urgence en gymnase jouant

Four Years of the Ideas Box

Projects - 15 January 2018
Photo de jeunes qui jouent sur l'Ideas Box

Re-Imagining the Role of Libraries in Calais

Medias - 15 January 2018

The Exile of an Iranian Family

Projects - 10 January 2018
Photo d'une Ideas Box portée par les Colombiens

Building Peace through Libraries in Colombia

Projects - 20 December 2017
Les participants de la formation KoomBook à Bangui.

Eight KoomBooks implemented in learning facilities in Central African Republic

Projects - 29 November 2017

Detroit Residents Come Together for Free Laundry Day

Events - 31 October 2017

Libraries Without Borders Announces the Legal Literacy Advisory Board

Projects - 13 September 2017

The Legal Literacy Initiative in Washington, DC

Projects - 13 September 2017

From Libraries to Laundromats: Learning in Non-Traditional Spaces in Detroit

Events, Projects - 18 July 2017

“Wash & Learn”: Creating Pop-Up Learning Spaces in Laundromats in the Bronx

Events, Projects - 17 July 2017
Photo d'enfants qui lisent au CLAC de Yaoundé au Cameroun

10 year anniversary for Cameroon’s Center for cultural activities

Projects - 6 April 2017
Photo d'enfants qui lisent a cote d'une bibliomoto à Haiti

BSF helps finance a motorcycle library project in Haiti

Projects - 31 March 2017

Support E-Libraries in Post-Earthquake Ecuador

Projects - 28 March 2017
Visuel 2 millions d'utilisateurs de la Khan Academy francophone

Khan Academy in french has reached 2 million users!

Projects - 17 March 2017

Libraries Without Borders Wins Open Education Creative Innovation Award

Events, Medias, Projects - 27 February 2017

Libraries Without Borders Chosen for Humanitarian Education Accelerator!

Events, Medias, Projects - 22 February 2017

Libraries Without Borders’ Inaugural Committee of Advisors

Events, Medias, Projects - 20 February 2017

Libraries Without Borders Named Finalist of Roddenberry Prize

Events, Projects - 8 February 2017
Visite de l'Ideas Box à Bogota le 23 janvier 2017 par le Président de la République colombienne, Juan Manuel Santos, et le Président de la République française, François Hollande. Crédit photo : Efraín Herrera - SIG - SIG

Libraries Without Borders is engaged in peacebuilding efforts in Colombia

Projects - 24 January 2017

New Ideas Box program in Colombia unveiled at the Clinton Global Initiative

Projects - 22 September 2016
Photo de réfugiés dans le camp de Grande-Synthe en France

Maps for the Refugees at Grande-Synthe Camp

Projects - 4 September 2016
Picture of Allister Chnag presenting the Ideas Box in Detroit

The Ideas Box now in Detroit !

Projects - 2 December 2015
Picture of Michelle Obama and two young women in front of the Ideas Box

Michelle Obama discovers the Ideas Box at the WISE !

Events - 12 November 2015

Libraries Without Borders launches BSF Campus !

Projects - 3 November 2015
Photo de l'équipe de BSF avec Patrick Kanner

LWB Wins the Google Impact Challenge!

Events - 9 October 2015
Photo de Axelle Lemaire, Patrice Bessac et Jeremy Lachal à Montreuil

LWB in France launches Codeweek in Europe with the Minister of Digital Affairs !

Events - 15 October 2015

The KoomBook implemented in cultural centers in Burundi

Projects - 21 July 2016

Cate Blanchett and Amal Clooney discover the Ideas Box in London

Events - 24 May 2016
Picture of the first Ideas Box users in Senegal

An Ideas Box for street children in Senegal

Projects - 29 April 2016
Picture of children of the Mapoon aboriginal community playing with an Ideas box

Ideas Box in Australia

Projects - 28 July 2015
Photo d'Allister Chang devant une étagère de livres

Allister Chang : Libraries Without Borders’ New Executive Director

Events - 16 October 2014

Press briefings

Press contact

Cécile Génot

Communication Director at Libraries Without Borders (international headquarters, France)

+33 (0)7 63 73 20 00 / +33 (0)7 61 83 45 11

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