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President: Denis HUBER

Co-President: Stanislas FROSSARD

Vice-President: TSETSEKOU Eleni

Treasurer: Catherine GUERRERO

Executive Secretary: Olga BALTAG

Elected Members: Keltoum BELAID, Nurcan DEJEAN-DOYDUK, Alla HEITZ, Olga KOSTENKO,Valentyna KRYVENKOVA, Sophie KURT, Cipriana MORARU, Ivi-Triin ODRATS, Bridget O'LOUGHLIN, Marie-Rose PREVOST,  Szilvia SIMOND.


PALAIS - Office 99
+33(0)3 90 21 54 95

Monday to Friday :
- 9:00 am to 12:30 am
- 14h00 to 17h00 pm



The staff library lends out English and French books free to ‘Amicale’ members. Our collection, which has expanded gradually over the fifty years since the library's foundation, is made up  mostly of novels and crime fiction, along with a non-fiction section covering areas such as history, travel and biography. 

Library's website:

We try to offer the latest best sellers but also make available lesser-known, mostly- European authors.

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Discover the Amicale library!

Discover the Amicale library!

Written written the 16/01/2023

Deep in the bowels of the Palais de l’Europe there lurks a well-kept secret... the Amicale library.

Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12.15 to 1 pm, we have over 5,000 books, mainly fiction but also travelogues, biographies, general interest, etc.

To find us, just go down the stairs opposite the newsagent, turn left and let the adventure begin!

Reopening the library

Reopening the library

Calendar from 21/09/2020 to 21/09/2019

Dear library users,

From Monday 21 September the library will again be offering a click-and-collect service. This will be available on Mondays and Thursdays from 12.30 until 1 pm.  

Although you cannot physically enter the library at the moment, you can reserve books online in advance and then come to collect them from the librarian on duty. You can now borrow up to 5 books on line – including 2 new ones.

You can of course also return ... Read more »

Library: book exchange in the cafeterias

Library: book exchange in the cafeterias

Written written the 08/10/2018

The Amicale library is more accessible than ever!

The entire catalogue is now available online on the library’s website. You can consult it at any time from your computer or smartphone, reserve books or even write reviews for other readers.

In addition, book exchange boxes have been placed in the cafeterias of the Council of Europe buildings (Palais de l’Europe, Human Rights Building, AGORA, EDQM and European Youth Centre). You can help yourself to any of the books on display or leave ... Read more »