Local loan



Monday, Thursday, Friday 8.15 a.m - 2.30 p.m.

Tuesday and Wednesday 8.15 a.m. - 6.15 p.m.

Saturday 8.15 a.m. - 12.15 a.m.

These times may undergo change during the summer and holidays.

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All people over the age of 18 who are permanent residents in the Lazio region are eligible for the loan; for non-residents, living in the Lazio region, it is necessary to provide evidence showing the purpose of the research and proof of address, even if temporary.

The loan is also granted to citizens of non-European countries, domiciled in the Lazio region, as long as adequate certification, stating the purpose of the research, the length of stay in Italy and address, released by a diplomatic authority or academic institution, is provided.

Loaned library items can be delivered to the home address of the user where valid and concrete reasons are provided and ascertained by the incontestable decision of the Director. Library users are responsible for postage costs (see Interlibrary Loans for rates).

The following documents are not for loan

  • periodicals
  • leaflets
  • single volumes within multi-volume works
  • Reference works, encyclopaedias and dictionaries,cataloguing and bibliographic repertories
  • the material subject to particular conservation techniques or in a precarious state of preservation
  • book published before 1900
  • mainly illustrated books
  • books belonging to special funds
  • books in large formats