The Bissell Library American College of Thessaloniki is one of the largest private learning resource centers in Southeast Europe. It holds one of the largest English language book collections in Greece, occupying the ground and upper levels of a 4,500-square meter building. Today, it offers a collection of over 27,000 books in print, 130,000 electronic books, DVDs and other media.
The upper level hosts the Learning Hub while the Stavros S. Niarchos Technology Center is located in the basement level and includes computer teaching laboratories, a multimedia center and lab, two viewing rooms, a Web and teleconferencing center, and the Systems Administration headquarters.
A view of a sandy beach in Halkidiki, a half hour drive from Thessaloniki. Halkidiki is known for its jutting peninsulas, which feature Mediterranean forests that give way to sandy beaches in sheltered bays. Kassandra, the westernmost peninsula, is the most developed, offering modern resorts and nightclubs. The region's notable archaeological sites include Stageira, Aristotle’s birthplace, and Olynthus, known for its well-preserved mosaic floors.
Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, Greece and is located on Nikis avenue, in the city center. It was designed by French architect Ernest Hébrard in 1918, but most of the square was built in the 1950s.