Bibliothèque d’agglomération

du Pays de Saint-Omer

July 1 & 2 2022

Free admission


Located in the Pas-de-Calais, this library is remarkable for its architecture (a former Jesuit hotel) and its important heritage collection which has two of the most wanted books in the world: the Gutenberg Bible and Shakespeare First Folio.
The library is also responsible for managing a network of 27 other libraries


Friday July 1


18 h 30

Introduction speech (VM)

19 h

Conference on Misinformation with Cole Stangler (VF)

20 h 30


Saturday July 2

English immersion

10 h & 15 h

Tour of the exhibition about the history of the American Library in Paris (VM)

11 h & 16 h

Digital showcase (VM)

Saturday July 2

Bilingual Story Hours

10 h

Nursery rhymes (ages 2-5)

16 h

American culture (ages over 6)

Guest author: Cole Stangler

Cole Stangler
Cole Stangler is an American journalist specialized in politics and labor. He is working as a French correspondent for various media like France 24 and The Nation. In 2021, he published a book about social history, La solidarité et ses limites : la CFDT et les travailleurs immigrés dans “les années 68” (Arbre bleu editions). He is currently writing a book on the working classes of Paris and the Paris region.

How to get there

Bibliothèque d’agglomération de Saint-Omer

40 Rue Gambetta

62500 Saint-Omer

03 74 18 21 00

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