World Book Day


It’s World Book Day!

For the 8th year, on 23 April, the Library will celebrate World book Day and Sant Jordi – come and share with us your love for books and literature! On April 23rd, Catalonia comes alive with the vibrant celebration of Sant Jordi. This tradition intertwines elements of romance, literature, and cultural heritage into a splendid […]

World Book Day & Sant Jordi 2022: another way to help Ukraine

Why World Book Day this year? When we started facing the decisions concerning the celebration of World Book Day and Sant Jordi 2022, the invasion of Ukraine was about to take place. We celebrated World Book Day and Sant Jordi (a short video explaining the legend of Sant Jordi is available here) every year since […]

World Book Day Meme and Bookface competition: the winners

It’s been a while since we announced that this year, under the sponsorship of the Secretary General Marco Del Panta, for the customary World Book Day/Sant Jordi (23 April) celebration we would have a competition. On 23 April we shared book recommendations from all around the EUI in the form of memes and bookfaces. We […]

Can you recommend a book?

The pandemic stress exhausted you and you can’t find a new book to read? Do you want to tell the world about that amazing novel that changed your life? World Book Day – Sant Jordi is coming to help you out! What is it? For the 5th year we will celebrate UNESCO’s World Book Day […]

World Book Day 2019

It’s finally World Book Day – or Sant Jordi, if you like Catalan traditions – at the EUI Library. As promised, we’re sharing your book recommendations on our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) all day. If you can’t wait, the complete list is below. We have an excellent variety, so thanks everyone for […]