דלג לתוכן הראשי

Public Libraries

The city׳s libraries facilitate and are home to a variety of resources, such as: children׳s books, reference books, magazines and newspapers, digital and audiobooks, Internet, educational software, bibliographies, library usage training, cultural activities, homework assistance and 3D  printers (in selected libraries).

The books and other resources in the city׳s libraries are supplied in a variety of languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic, Russian and French.

Beit Ariela Public Library and Cultural Center

Since 1922, Sha׳ar Zion has been Tel Aviv׳s main public library. The central branch is now located in Beit Ariela, holds a wide selection of books in a variety of languages (Hebrew, English, French and Russian) and provides reference services to users. The collection at Beit Ariela also includes archived newspapers, comic, magazines and photographs.


In addition to the main reading hall, there are special departments, such as Poetry, Dance, Design, Theatre, Children and more. Beit Ariela houses a varied and rich collection of 35,000 reference books in Hebrew and English in many fields, including:

Humanities: Judaism, History,  Literature, Psychology and Philosophy.

Social Sciences: Sociology, Social Studies, Media Studies and administration.

Arts, Photography, Design, Dance, Theatre.

Beyond standard library services, Beit Ariela also hosts lectures, cultural events, exhibitions, and workshops, both live or online. The workshops and courses held at the cultural center of Beit Ariela present a wide range of attractive topics.  The lecturers are the country׳s best writers, scientists, researchers, journalists, and cultural experts.  In addition, Beit Ariela hosts activities to encourage reading and writing amongst children and teenagers by bringing expert instructors for this age group.

For more information, visit Beit Ariela׳s Facebook and Instagram pages (in Hebrew).

For online registration for a Library Card click here.

For our Online-Library catalog, click here.

For renewing Library materials (Reader׳s card) click here.

For Cultural Events check our calendar.

List of public libraries and information

Library Contact Address Opening hours
The central library – "Sha'ar Zion – Beit Ariela" 03-7240555
beitariela1@tel-aviv.gov.il

25 Shaul Ha'Melech Blvrd.

Sun: 10:00—19:45
Mon: 10:00—19:45
Tue: 10:00—19:45
Wed: 10:00—19:45
Thu: 10:00—19:45
Sat: 10:00—16:00
Beit Danni community center library 03-6878277
​beitdanilib@tel-aviv.gov.il

4 Simtat Kabir

Sun: 14:00—18:45
Mon: 14:00—18:45
Tue: 14:00—18:45
Wed: 14:00—18:45
Thu: 14:00—18:45
Nisto Library 073-3844162
nistorlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

7 Ferdinand Lassal Street

Sun: 13:00—18:00
Mon: 13:00—18:00
Tue: 10:00—14:00
Wed: 13:00—18:00
Thu: 13:00—18:00
The Chess Center library – In memory of Sissy and Marc Sol 073-3844398
chesslib@tel-aviv.gov.il

26 Tagore Street

Sun: 14:00—18:45
Mon: 14:00—18:45
Tue: 10:00—13:45
Wed: 14:00—18:45
Thu: 14:00—18:45
Shapira community center library – in memory of Sherman 03-6393386
shermanlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

27 Israel Masalant Street

Sun: 14:30—18:45
Mon: 14:30—18:45
Tue: 09:00—13:00
Wed: 14:30—18:45
Thu: 14:30—18:45
The Felicia Blumenthal Music Center Library 073-3842166
fblumentalmusic@tel-aviv.gov.il

26 Bialik Street

**The library is temporarily closed due to renovation.

Magid community center library 073-3844462
magidlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

63 Nordau Blvrd.

Sun: 16:30—19:00
Mon: 16:30—19:00
Tue: 16:30—19:00
Wed: 16:30—19:00
Thu: 16:30—19:00
Barbur community center library 073-3844222
beitbarburlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

135 Derech Ha'Hagana Strret

Sun: 14:45—19:00
Mon: 14:45—19:00
Wed: 14:45—19:00
Thu: 14:45—19:00
Ramat Israel Bitzaron community center library – in memory of Yossi Banai 073-3844061
ramatisraellib@tel-aviv.gov.il

11 Shvil Ha'Esperagus

Sun: 15:00—18:45
Mon: 15:00—18:45
Tue: 10:00—13:00
Wed: 15:00—18:45
Thu: 15:00—18:45
Bat Zion community center library 03-7247950
batzionlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

10 Bat Zion Street

Sun: 15:00—18:45
Mon: 15:00—18:45
Tue: 15:00—18:45
Wed: 15:00—18:45
Thu: 15:00—18:45
The Arab-Jewish center library – in memory of Anna Laura Petlik Fischer 073-3844183
analauralib@tel-aviv.gov.il​

109 Kedem Street

Sun: 11:30—18:45
Mon: 11:30—18:45
Tue: 11:30—18:45
Wed: 11:30—18:45
Thu: 11:30—18:45
Hadar Yosef "Beit Farankfurt" 073-3844011 
hadaryoseflib@tel-aviv.gov.il

23 Kitzis Street

Sun: 14:00—18:45
Mon: 14:00—18:45
Wed: 14:00—18:45
Thu: 14:00—18:45
Yaffo Gimel "Bnei Brit" community center library 073-3844299
yafogimellib@tel-aviv.gov.il

21 Harif Issac Street (Jaffa)

Sun: 15:00—19:00
Mon: 15:00—19:00
Tue: 15:00—19:00
Wed: 15:00—19:00
Thu: 15:00—19:00
Yaffo Dalet "Beit Reka" community center library 03-5079999
yaffodaletlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

14 Rubinstein Street

Mon: 15:00—19:00
Wed: 15:00—19:00
Migdal Shalom library 073-3842366
migdalshalomlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

9 Ech'chad Ha'am Street

Sun: 10:00—18:45
Mon: 10:00—18:00
Tue: 10:00—18:45
Wed: 10:00—18:45
Thu: 10:00—18:45
Mandel culture center library 073-3844264
mandellib@tel-aviv.gov.il

2 HaTchi'ya Street (Jaffa)

Sun: 12:30—18:45
Mon: 12:30—18:45
Wed: 12:30—18:45
Thu: 12:30—18:45
Neve Eliezer community center library 073-3844137
neveeliezerlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

6 Sheshet HaYamim Street

Sun: 13:00—18:00
Mon: 13:00—18:00
Tue: 10:00—13:00
Wed: 13:00—18:00
Thu: 13:00—18:00
Neve Ofer community center library 073-3844368
neveoferlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

16 Zalman Shazar Street

Sun: 14:00—18:00
Mon: 14:00—18:00
Tue: 10:00—13:00
Wed: 14:00—18:00
Thu: 14:00—18:00
Neve Sharet community center library 073-3842626
nevesharetlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

4 Kehilat Cleveland Street

Sun: 14:00—19:00
Mon: 14:00—19:00
Wed: 14:00—19:00
Thu: 14:00—19:00
Zahala community center library 03-7242981
zahalalib@tel-aviv.gov.il

1 Avner Street

Sun: 14:00—18:45
Mon: 14:00—18:45
Tue: 10:00—14:00
Wed: 14:00—18:45
Thu: 14:00—18:45
Nahalat Yitzhak Llibrary – in memory of Yair HaShulami 03-7240415
hashulamilib@tel-aviv.gov.il

9 Tirat Zvi Street

Sun: 15:00—18:45
Mon: 15:00—18:45
Wed: 15:00—18:45
Thu: 15:00—18:45
Ramat Aviv Gimel "Rozin" community center library 073-3844106
ragimellib@tel-aviv.gov.il

2 Drezner Street

Sun: 13:30—18:30
Mon: 13:30—18:30
Tue: 10:00—15:00
Wed: 13:30—18:30
Thu: 13:30—18:30
Kochav Ha'tzafon library 073-3842337
kochavlib@tel-aviv.gov.il

16 Aba Kovner Street

Sun: 15:00—18:00
Mon: 15:00—18:00
Wed: 15:00—18:00
Thu: 15:00—18:00
Yad Lebanim library 03-7242956
byllib@tel-aviv.gov.il

63 Pinkas David Zvi Street

Sun: 13:00—18:00
Mon: 13:00—18:00
Tue: 13:00—18:00
Thu: 13:00—18:00