“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Reims in Marne, Grand Est, France

Médiathèque Jean Falala

Médiathèque Jean Falala Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
1. Médiathèque Jean Falala Marker

La Médiathèque Jean Falala est le principal établissement du réseau de lecture publique de la Ville de Reims. Elle constitue, avec la bibliothèque Carnegie, l'une des douze "bibliothèques municipales à vocation régionale" de France. Construit par l'architecte Jean-Paul Viquier avec une ossature mètallique et une importante surface vitrée, le bâtiment a ouvert en mai 2003. Il abrite, sur 6 500 m2 et cinq niveaux accessibles au public, plus de 130 000 documents en prêt, des espaces d'exposition et un auditorium. L'entrée est libre et gratuite.

Built by Jean-Paul Viguier and opened in 2003, the Cathedral Media Library boasts a total of 6,500 m2 of public reading areas. It also features exhibition areas and an auditorium. Admission is free.

English translation:
The Jean Falala Media Library is a principal part of the public library network for the city of Rheims. Together with the nearby Carnegie Library, they make up one of twelve "municipal libraries with a regional scope" of France. Built by the architect Jean-Paul Viquier, it includes a metal frame and a large glass area. The building opened in May 2003. It houses over 6,500 m2 on five levels accessible to the public, more than 130,000 documents available, exhibition spaces and an auditorium. Admission is free.
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Médiathèque Jean Falala and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
2. Médiathèque Jean Falala and Marker
la ville de Reims. (Marker Number 20.)
Location. 49° 15.181′ N, 4° 1.936′ E. Marker is in Reims, Grand Est, in Marne. Marker is at the intersection of Rue des Fuseliers and Rue Rockefeller, on the right when traveling east on Rue des Fuseliers. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reims, Grand Est 51100, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cavalcade du sacre des rois de France (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathédral Notre-Dame (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Palais du Tau (about 90 meters away); Musée des Beaux-Arts (about 90 meters away); Maison du Trésorier du Chapitre de la Cathédral (about 120 meters away); Edmond Marin la Meslée (about 150 meters away); Palais de Justice (about 150 meters away); Quartier des Banques (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reims.
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