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    Archives and libraries

    The earthquake that hit L'Aquila on 6th April 2009 also damaged many of the buildings in which archives and libraries were situated. Information available in this section is thus being updated constantly. Users are advised to contact libraries directly for details on opening hours.

     

    Archives
    Civic libraries
    Ecclesiastic libraries
    Media libraries

     

     

    Archives

     

    State Archive in L’Aquila
    (history of southern Italy / history of institutions / archiving / law / history)

     

    Address   Via Galileo Galilei 2, Bazzano (AQ)
    Web   http://www.archiviodistatolaquila.beniculturali.it/index.php?en/1/home
    Phone   +39 0862442068
    E-mail   as-aq@beniculturali.it
    Opening hours  

    Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

     


    Diocesan Archive of L’Aquila
    (benefices / pastoral visits / parishes / cathedral chapter / scrolls)

     

    Address   Piazza San Pio X 8
    Phone   +39 0862401563
    E-mail   archiviodiocesano@aq.chiesacattolica.it
    Opening hours  

    Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

     


    Sant'Amico Augustinian monastery’s historical and monastic archive
    (administrative / notarial / papal and episcopal chancery’s acts from XIV° – XIX° centuries)

     

    Address   Via Sant'Amico
    Phone   +39 086222231
    E-mail   archivistorici@gmail.com
    Opening hours   By appointment



    District Notary Archive – L’Aquila
    (notary acts)

     

    Address   Via Pescara 4 "Complesso Strinella '88"
    Phone   +39 3288603990
    E-mail   archivionotarile.laquila@giustizia.it
    Opening hours  

    Monday - Friday 9:00 - 12:00 a.m.

     




    Civic libraries

    “S. Tommasi” Provincial Library
    (general works / history of Abruzzo / history of southern Italy / works by B. Croce / “Sallustiana” section / mss. from XIV° – XIX° centuries / printed books from XV° – XX° centuries)

     

    Address   Via Niccolò Copernico, Bazzano (AQ)
    Web    
    Phone   +39 086261964
    E-mail   biblioteca@provincia.laquila.it



    Deputazione di Storia Patria negli Abruzzi "A. L. Antinori" Library
    (local history / history of southern Italy)

     

    Address   Via Galileo Galilei 2, Bazzano (AQ)
    Web   http://xoomer.virgilio.it/storiapatriabruzzo/biblioteca.html
    Phone   +39 0862700320
    E-mail   d.a.s.p.@inwind.it
    Opening hours  

    Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



    "Benedetto Croce" Library – Abruzzo Region, Regional Legal Advisory Service
    (administrative law / official regional, state and EU acts / regional publications / local history)

     

    Address   Via Leonardo da Vinci 6
    Web   http://www.regione.abruzzo.it/
    Phone   +39 0862363558
    Opening hours  

    Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. -  1:00 p.m.

    Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.



    Abruzzo Regional Council "Ignazio Silone" Library
    (administrative and private law / history / politics / local culture and history)

     

    Address   Via Michele Jacobucci 5 (Palazzo dell'Emiciclo)
    Web   http://www.consiglio.regione.abruzzo.it/bibliocr/La%20Biblioteca.htm
    Phone   +39 08626441
    E-mail   biblioteca.consiglio@regione.abruzzo.it
    Opening hours   The library can be visited online



    The “Alfredo Casella” Academy of Music Library
    (music / music history / opera librettos)

     

    Address   Via Francesco Savini
    Web   http://195.223.49.218/fmi/iwp/cgi?-home
    Phone   +39 086222122
    E-mail   biblioteca@consaq.it
    Opening hours   Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m



    Art Academy of L’Aquila Library
    (art history / paintings / sculpture / decoration / set design / design / aesthetics / photography / architecture / graphics, etc.)

     

    Address   Via Leonardo da Vinci 1
    Web   http://www.accademiabellearti.laquila.it
    Phone   +39 0862317360
    E-mail   info@accademiabellearti.laquila.it



    The Donatella Tellini Association Women's Library (ex-Melusine)
    (gender / sex education / contraception / female psychology / fiction)

     

    Address   Via Angelo Colagrande 2B
    Phone   +39 3338062334 / 3389237601
    E-mail   bibliotecadelledonne.laquila@gmail.com
    Opening hours   By appointment



    Experimental Museum of Contemporary Art (MUSPAC) Library
    (exhibition catalogues / artistic and architectural works / specialized journals)

     

    Address   Piazza d'Arti (near via Pasquale Ficara)
    Web   http://www.museomuspac.com
    Phone   +39 3382374725
    E-mail   museosperimentale@libero.it



    CARISPAQ Library of History
    (manuscripts and engravings regarding L’Aquila and surrounding provinces XVo - XXo centuries / books printed by L’Aquila printers, even if published in other cities / Dragonetti donations)

     

    Address   Via Pescara 4 "Complesso Strinella '88"
    Phone   +39 0862649596
    E-mail   ufficiostampa@carispaq.it



    Environmental Documentation Centre - WWF L’Aquila
    (nature preservation / ecology / parks and natural reserves / flora and fauna / legislation / all about Abruzzo / environmental video library / environmental newspaper and periodical library / poster archive)

     

    Address   Via Acquasanta 2 (c/o Scuola Media "Dante Alighieri")
    Phone   +39 086228274
    Opening hours  

    Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Wednesday and Friday 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.



    Bibliocasa
    (literature / children's literature / dictionaries)

     

    Address   Piazza d'Arti (near via Pasquale Ficara)
    Web   http://www.bibliobusaq.it/
    Phone   +39 3351337246
    Opening hours   Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.


     


    Ecclesiastic libraries

    “Cardinale Carlo Confalonieri” Library - Archdiocese of L’Aquila
    (theology / philosophy / literature / history)

     

    Address   Via Vetoio (palazzo INAIL), Coppito (AQ)
    Web   http://www.bibliotecaconfalonieri.it/
    Phone   +39 3920487110
    E-mail   info@bibliotecaconfalonieri.it
    Opening hours   Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.




    St. Chiara Convent of the Capuchin Friars Library
    (theology / Franciscan history / printed books XVI - XVII centuries)

     

    Address   Archives have been transferred to Avezzano (old collection) and to Pescara Colli (modern collection) convents
    Web   http://www.fraticappuccini.it/cappucciniabruzzo/cms/index.php/laquila
    Phone   +39 086226059
    Opening hours   By appointment



    St. Giuliano Convent of Friars Minor Library
    (Abruzzo / Franciscan history / art history / history of the clergy / printed books XVI - XVII centuries)

     

    Address   Via San Giuliano 56
    Phone   +39 3895118983
    Opening hours   By appointment

     



    Media libraries

    Regional Media Library “Giovanni Tantillo” – Motion-Picture Institute “La Lanterna Magica”
    (cinema / multimedia / communication / visual arts)


    Address   Via Niccolò Copernico, Nucleo Industriale di Bazzano (AQ)
    Web   http://www.istitutocinematografico.org/
    Phone   +39 3662898535 /3662898539 / 3662898530
    E-mail   lanterna.magica2009@gmail.com



    Multimedia Library – Experimental Museum of Contemporary Art (MUSPAC)
    (art / architecture / communication / visual arts)

     

    Address   Piazza d'Arti (near via Pasquale Ficara)
    Web   http://www.museomuspac.com
    Phone   +39 3382374725
    E-mail   info@museomuspac.com

     
     
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