Yes, you heard that right. NIS library is now refurbished, open, and loaning out books!
…. and we can’t be more excited!
Head librarian of NIS, Mr. Tamer Abdullah, played a major role in revamping our library to encompass hundreds of different genres of books for all to enjoy. You can literally find almost every single book on the NY Times list, top charts, you name it! What? If you don’t believe us, go fetch some for yourself and check it out! Yalla, don’t be lazy! What? You need a recommendation? Here are our top five favorites! Hurry! Before someone else borrows them first.
1. I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzi
Originally published in 2018, this autobiography addresses injustice and the fight for education. Malala Yousfazi, the youngest Noble Peace Prize recipient, shares her story of oppression and sacrifice for change.
2. The Fault in Our stars by John Green
This book doesn’t need an introduction. The heart-wrenching story took Egypt by a storm in 2012. Want to revisit the events and reminisce about the days you spent crying because of a brilliantly made book? Well head on to the NIS library and borrow it before anyone else does!
3. Harry Potter (literary series) by J. K. Rowling
We’ve all had a Harry Potter Movie Marathon, but have you ever had a Harry Potter Book Marathon? If not, well you are missing out! This exciting book series will keep you on your toes and you won’t be able to put it down. NIS library has all 7 books (yes, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) – what a good opportunity to start on those New Year’s reading resolutions. Don’t you think?
4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Curious why To Kill a Mockingbird still has recognition till now? The only to figure it out is to read it yourself. It is a beautiful, thought-provoking novel whose characters are relatable and go through topics that are still relevant today.
5. IB Diploma Programme Textbooks
Bet you didn’t see this one coming (I didn’t! -May). NIS library is now providing IB students with textbooks of all their class subjects and it is available for them to borrow anytime they want! (Bas ow3a tedaya3 ketabak bardo(: )
Oh and have we mentioned? The smell of fresh, new books? Hmm. Well, that on its own is a good enough reason for you to go check the library out!