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AISA Librarians' Institute

  • 08 February 2019
  • 08:30
  • 09 February 2019
  • 16:30
  • International Community School of Addis Ababa


This institute will explore what it means to successfully manage an international school library program in Africa today. Participants and representatives from various library organizations will share their expertise and brainstorm solutions in informal sessions. You will leave the forum with plenty of exciting ideas to take back to your library that will inspire your students and staff to read and research more, deepen their creative literary and IT skills. There will also be opportunities to explore Addis Ababa.

This event is kindly sponsored by AISA member, EBSCO

Due to this generous sponsorship this event is free for AISA member-schools

Free places are limited to one person per phase of a school. This event is not open to non-members. 

AISA is grateful to EBSCO for their partnership on this event.

KEY AUDIENCE: Librarians (EC-12) and Library Assistants

Registrations for this event are now closed.


The institute aims to enhance and support professional development, collaboration amongst librarians and library staff from AISA schools. Learners attending this institute can expect to:
  • Build stronger networks and possible consortium and initiatives to improve library services in our schools.
  • Engage in current, practical sessions that will inform and enhance practice.
  • Receive exciting ideas that will inspire patrons to read and research more as well as deepen their creative, literary and IT skills.

Registrations for this event are now closed.



International Community School of Addis Ababa (ICS Addis)

Mauritania Road

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Visa and Health

Refer to the Ethiopia VISA Information and Exemptions website for more information.


Hotel Name: Hilton Addis Ababa

Physical Address: Menelik II Ave, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Phone No: +251 11 517 0000

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 215

Hotel Name: Jupiter International Hotel

Physical Address: Tito St, Cazanchise, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Phone No: +251 11 552 7333 / +251 11 661 6969

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 100

Hotel Name: Victoria Guesthouse

Physical Address: Sarbet, Pushkin Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Phone No: +251 11 369 2112

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 90 - 120

Booking Process

To make a booking at the Hilton Addis Ababa Hotel, go to the Hilton Addis website and on the top right hand corner, click More Options. Select your reservation dates and add the special rate code D113169980 under the Corporate Account field. Click on the Check Rooms and Rates button and select your room.

Indicate whether you will require airport transfers which are offered by the hotel at US$ 12 per way.

To make a booking at the Jupiter Int. Hotel and Victoria Guesthouse, contact the venues directly and provide your arrival/departure details.

Hotel – School Transport

The Host School will only provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Hilton Addis Ababa Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening. Transportation to ICS Addis from the other hotels will be the delegates responsibility.

Note that the Victoria Guesthouse is the closest venue to the school.

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