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Biblioteca comunale dell'Archiginnasio

Biblioteca comunale dell'Archiginnasio

Biblioteca comunale dell'Archiginnasio seeks to preserve, increase and promote the documentary patrimony gathered over the ages in the Palazzo of the Archiginnasio.  A testimony to Bologna's culture, it has been considered a privileged place for the preservation of the city's memory since its foundation.

Salaborsa

Salaborsa

The Salaborsa is the central public library funded by the municipality of Bologna. It opened in 2001 and provides a rich and fascinating cultural space inside Palazzo d'Accursio, the historical seat of the city government.

Biblioteca della Musica

Biblioteca della Musica

The collection inherited by Padre Martini is one of the most prestigious collections for the repertoire of printed music from '500 to '700.

Biblioteca Universitaria

Biblioteca Universitaria

The library open its doors to the public in 1756. With the first library decree of the United Italy (1869) the library came to be one of the most important in the country and in 1885 it was officially recognized as of University Status.

Biblioteca di Casa Carducci

Biblioteca di Casa Carducci

Library documents the best of literary production in the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. Early editions (XVII-XVIII secc.), texts rare hard to find in other libraries and all the authors (Dante, Petrarca, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Chiabrera, Parini, Monti, Leopardi) are present in editions philological and found the best comments.