Events / News 2016-2017

May 2017

Psychico College Elementary School 6th Grade Visit

On Wednesday, May 31st, Latseio School’s 6th grade students were given a tour of the Library.

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Athens College Elementary School 6th Grade Visit  

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, as is customary at this time of the academic year, the established visit to the Library by 6th grade students from Athens College Elementary School once again took place.  The Bodossakeio students were given a tour of the Library and a printed library layout on which they positioned the collections.  Additionally, they were introduced to the library’s webpages and informed about the library’s operation and services.

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April 2017 

Psychico College Junior High School 8th Grade Literary Journeys

Within the framework of the Psychico College Junior High School 8th grade activity “Literary Journeys,” author Z. Syrivli spoke to three sections of students about how to write a book, based on her personal experience.

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Poster exhibition by Athens College Junior High School 7th graders within the context of their Reading Project. 



March 2017

On March 8th, a delegation from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) visited the Library within the context of the organization’s preparations for its annual conference in 2019 and Athens’ candidacy to host the event.

The conference is the largest in the field of Library and Information Services and is attended by approximately 4,000 conferees.

Amongst those visiting the Library were Ms. Gloria Perez-Salmeron (IFLA President-Elect), Ms. Josche Ouwerkerk (Manager, Conferences and business relations, Managing Director, IFLA Holding BV), Mr. Giorgos Glossiotis (Vice President of the Board of Directors, Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists - EEBEP) and Ms. Eva Semertzaki, (IFLA contact person for EEBEP, Head Librarian at the Bank of Greece Library).

 February 2017

Μusical break in the Library

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, during big break (12:45-13:25), Athens College High School 12th graders Giorgos Leivadas and Christos Chatzis interpreted jazz compositions on saxophone, accompanied by Stefanos Tsokakis on piano


January 2017

Visit by Illustrator Rania Varvaki 

Rania Varvaki, illustrator of Jules Verne’s book “Around the World in 80 Days” (pub. Metaixmio), visited the Athens College – Psychico College Library to talk to Psychico College Junior High School 7th graders about the art of illustration. Following her presentation, the students toured the illustrator’s exhibition where they viewed original works up close, noticing details and identifying differences from those in the book.

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December 2016


On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, during big break (12:45-13:25), Athens College Junior High School student Katerina Sotiropoulou interpreted works for piano by J.S. Bach and Fr. Chopin.

Νovember 2016

During big break (12:45-13:25) on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, Psychico College High School student Ilias Vassos (violin) and IB. student Giannis Eleftheriadis (piano) interpreted works by Bach, Beethoven and Grieg.


During big break (12:45-13:25) on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Athens College Junior High School student Nikitas Skagiannis-Lamprakis interpreted works for piano by:

- Bach

- Beethoven

- Chopin

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7th Grade Psychico College Junior High School Poster Exhibition

Poster Exhibition by Psychico College Junior High School 7th grade students in conjunction with their Journeys in Literature project based on Jules Verne’s book “Around the World in 80 Days.”

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October 2016

On October 19, 2016, second year students of the “J.M. Carras” Kindergarten visited the Library.   The purpose of their visit was to listen to the narratives of storyteller Stelios Pelasgos.  Mr. Pelasgos began reviving of the art of oral literature (storytelling) in Greece in 1991.  Since then he has traveled throughout Greece and Europe giving storytelling performances of folk tales, fairy tales, legends and contemporary literary pieces. 

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