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Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

The National Marciana Library was born from the idea of Francesco Petrarca, who decided to donate his books to the city Venice in order to found a public library in 1362. The project did not actually go ahead until...

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Giorgio Cini Foundation Library

Located on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in the context of the ancient Benedictine monastery, the librarian reality of the Giorgio Cini Foundation is composed of thematic nuclei concerning the history of art, the...

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Hugo Pratt Library

The library, starting from 2000, was located on the 1st floor of the building known as the former Tiro a Volo; the space available was about 380 square meters. divided into 3 rooms with 72 seats for reading. The...

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Il Granaio bookshop

An independent bookshop where you can discover books chosen by booksellers on the basis of criteria they consider important, such as the themes, the editorial plan of the publishing house, the quality of the book-...

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Iveser Library (Venetian Institute of the History of Resistance)

Library established, for the most part, thanks to the donations of some members of Iveser and exponents of the Venetian civil and cultural society, today its size is estimated at around 7,000 / 8,000 volumes including...

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Library of the "Paola di Rosa Settembrini" Regional Center for Venetian Culture

It owes its existence to the Settembrini family who have always loved culture and its diffusion; not surprisingly, Arnoldo Settembrini, already in 1959, established the literary prize "Leonilde and Arnaldo Settembrini...

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Library of the Ateneo Veneto

The book collection was born in 1812, together with the Ateneo Veneto. The original nucleus was made up of funds belonging to the Venetian Literary Academy, the Venetian Society of Medicine and the Accademia dei...

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Municipal Library of Mestre Villa Erizzo

The Municipal Library of Mestre was established on November 14, 1952 by the municipal administration of Venice accepting the request, accompanied by public signature, of a citizen committee formed after the war. It...

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection Library

The library of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection was born with the bequest of several thousand books by Peggy Guggenheim, mostly exhibition catalogs. Since then, the book heritage has grown continuously thanks to the...

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Querini Stampalia Foundation Library

Giovanni Querini Stampalia's main legacy is his large collection of books which form the core of the library's heritage. This also includes the ancient documents that compose the correspondence of Cardinal Angelo Maria...

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VEZ Junior

After a little more than 2 and a half years from the opening of the new Municipal Library of Mestre, Villa Erizzo has expanded by hosting - in its completely renovated guesthouse - the VEZ Junior dedicated to users...

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