The very first of its kind beach library is actually in Albena Resort, Bulgaria. During this summer time all of the guests of Albena will be able to choose more than two thousand free books, at the same time as they relax on the beach. It is located near hotel "Kaliopa" and on its shelves is arranged over 2500 volumes in more than 10 languages. The library is completely free. The titles are carefully selected for all tastes - world classics, thrillers, mysteries, romantic readings, memoirs. Especially for foreign tourists they offer the collection of stories by Jordan Yovkov entitled "Albena ", published in six languages. The beach library is made of material resistant to strong wind and extreme sun and in rainy weather the books will be protected by vinyl, fastened with a zipper, said Herman Kompernas - Project Manager in "Albena" PLC. The shelves are marked with national flags depending on the language of the books. The beach library's length is 12 linear meters and it has 140 shelves with the capacity to collect more than 4,000 readings. The library is opened since July 2nd this year and will offer books for free.
Albena is a primary Black Sea resort in northeastern Bulgaria, located 12 km from Balchik and 30 km from Varna. Albena is served by the international airport of Varna. Albena is one of the purpose-built resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and has a uniform and unique architectural style.