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An ILO STAFF LIBRARY SALE will take place on Tuesday 12 November 2013, 12.00 -14.00, in the Staff Lounge, R1-160. Books, DVDs, CDs and videocassettes will be all on sale at low prices. The proceeds will go towards the cost of new books and audio CDs.

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Une VENTE A LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DU PERSONNEL DU BIT aura lieu le mardi 12 novembre 2013 de 12h00 à 14h00 dans le Salon du Personnel, R1-160. Des livres neufs ou presque neufs seront en vente, ainsi que des DVDs, CDs et cassettes vidéo. Les profits de cette vente iront à l'achat de nouveautés.

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Una VENTA EN LA BIBLIOTECA DEL PERSONAL DE LA OIT tendrá lugar el martes 12 de noviembre de 2013 de 12.00 a 14.00 horas en el Salón del Personal, R1-160. Libros nuevos o casi nuevos así como DVDs, CDs y cassettes video se venden a precios interesantes. El dinero recaudado servirá a la adquisición de nuevos libros.



The ILO Staff Library was founded with just a few books in 1922, in the very early years of the Organization. From these small beginnings the number of English and French books on the shelves has risen to well over 10,000 - books of all kinds, both non-fiction (travel, history, biography, the arts, etc.) and fiction, among which appear works of literature as well as the latest adventure, romance and mystery novels by today's most popular authors. Some 300 new books are now being added to the collection each year.

The Staff Library is situated in Room R1-160 (opposite the dance floor in the Staff Lounge).

Opening hours: Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Membership of the Staff Library is open to anyone holding a contract of at least one month with the ILO.

Subscription: 50 francs a year
30 francs for six months
5 francs per month for periods of less than six months

Retired ILO officials may become members of the Staff Library at half these rates.

The Staff Library also does a thriving trade in second-hand paperback books, which are sold during opening hours at 1 or 2 francs in aid of Staff Library funds. Gifts of paperbacks for resale are always welcome.

Staff Library Committee:

Karen Taswell (Chairperson)
Jane Auvré (Vice-Chairperson)
Susan Porter and Janet Pennington (English and French Secretary/Admin.) , tel. 6043 / 6940
May Hofman Ojermark (Treasurer)