The Simone Veil Media Library offers wide access to culture and information technology.
The distribution of space has been studied to offer spaces and collections specific to everyone’s needs. These collections, multi-media, touch not only the written word but also music, image, cinema, multimedia and Internet are available to the public. Visitors can access different areas, such as the Adults, Children, Image or Sound sectors, as well as a reading room with magazines. Each room also offers important documentary collections. The media library also offers a rich program of cultural activities throughout the year. Access is entirely free. Borrowing documents, access to computers and the Internet presuppose membership in the media library.
Why the name of Simone Veil?
Simone Veil, who in her youth accompanied to La Ciotat her father, the Nice architect André Jacob, had been plebiscited to name the media library. Simone Veil, who was Minister of Health and academician, had agreed during her lifetime that the former hospice turned into a media library bears his name.