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American Shelves
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The U.S. Embassy in Vienna and Büchereiverband Österreichs have jointly established public information bookshelves known as American Shelves in selected Austrian public libraries to enhance mutual understanding and engagement between the people of Austria and the people of the United States of America.

The American Shelves in Austria offer books and other media collections on topics relating to the United States and Austria’s mutual interests, including but not limited to: U.S. history, culture, politics, education, economics, business, travel, classic and contemporary literature, English teaching and learning, as well as children’s books.

American Shelves in Austria
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Stadtbücherei Amstetten

Stadtbibliothek Dornbirn

bugo Bücherei Göfis

Bibliothek Grafenwörth

Stadtbibliothek Graz Ost

Mediathek Gutau

Stadtbücherei Hallein

Hard – Bücherei am Dorfbach

Stadtbücherei Lienz

Bibliothek Liezen

Öffentliche Bibliothek Mauthausen

Bücherei Mönchhof

Bibliothek Montafon

Bibliothek Saalfelden

BiBer Bibliothek

Alpen Adria Mediathek Villach

Bibliothek Vomp

Stadtbücherei Weiz