BUKU2BOOKS - Pop-Up Digital Library

Events in Kuala Lumpur / Kuala Lumpur

BUKU2BOOKS is a pop-up digital library of rare manuscripts, archival photos, digitized old books and more!

About this Event

In partnership with Perbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Selangor (Selangor State Library), US Library of Congress, The British Library, Imperial War Museums, BookXcess and others, KLWKND presents BUKU2BOOKS!

Featuring the concept of a pop-up digital library, BUKU2BOOKS showcases rarely-seen historical archives such as classical manuscripts, rare press photographs, historical documents and old books of Malaya in the collection of highly-renowned organizations including the US Library of Congress, The British Library and Imperial War Museums that have since been digitized. Through a tablet interface, visitors will get the chance to browse and glimpse through some of these rare documents in BUKU2BOOKS. For four days only, come and join us in exploring a curated collection of digitized materials telling the story of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia, amassed from different institutions around the world!


As per the standard operating procedures (S.O.Ps) stipulated by National Security Council, only fully vaccinated individuals with low risk health status (no symptoms) or casual contact (no symptoms) are permitted to attend the programme. Please prepare a valid MySejahtera certificate in the verified, original application (no screenshot or photo proof is admissible) prior to arrival at venue. In addition, only adults aged 18 and above are allowed to attend.

KLWKND and/or its designated organizer(s) reserve all rights to deny admission to latecomers, or if any of the conditions stipulated above are not satisfied.

Date and Time
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
10:00 - 17:50 Malaysia Time

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