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FQS Library Card
FQS Library Card

The Library is open to readers over the age of sixteen and entrance is free of charge upon issue of a library card. To obtain a library card it's necessary to enroll according to one of the following procedures:

- in person at the library distribution counter

- register on-line by using the form found at the following address (http://polovea.sebina.it/SebinaOpac/Opac.do#1) and select Biblioteca Querini

- send the application by e-mail to the following address: [email protected] (attach the required document specified at the next point and the duly completed and signed application forms, which can be downloaded here to the right).

Required Document:

- a valid identity document (identity card, passport, driver's license, nautical pilot's license, pension booklet, firearms permit, identity documents with a portrait photo of the bearer, an official stamp or other equivalent marking, issued by a government office) or a photocopy of the same.


Please note: enrollment on-line or by e-mail must be completed in person at the library distribution counter.

All applications, whether on-line or not, will be processed within two working days, after which the cards can be collected at the library distribution counter.

For users who are not yet eighteen years of age, the application must be countersigned by a parent or by the school principal and accompanied by a copy of the identity document of the person countersigning the application.

The library card is strictly personal, cannot be given for use by others and allows the bearer to:

- enter the library rooms

- request documents for consultation or on loan

- make photocopies  










Online Catalogue

By clicking on Catalogue you can find all the works of art acquired after 1990. For earlier works you can use the printed catalogues available at Fondazione Querini.

Opening hours

From Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 12 pm

Sunday and holidays, 10 am - 7 pm


From 27 December to 6 January the Library will be open as follows: from Tuesday to Friday, 10 am - 8 pm, Saturday and holidays, 10 am - 7 pm


Openings on Sunday and holidays

Sunday and holidays (10 am - 7 pm)  also on

 2 June, Redentor's Eve,1 and 21 November,

8, 24, 26 and 31 December.



On Mondays

1 January, Easter, Easter Monday,

25 April, 1 May, 15 August, 25 December



Library Desk

Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 9.30 pm

Sundays and holidays, 10 am - 6.30 pm


Magazines collection from external depositories

Tuesday to Friday 11


Animals (of all sizes) are not allowed in the Palace

Library Guided Tours

Group and students tours last approximately one hour and are held only on Mondays, from 10 am to 4 pm.



For further information and booking please send an email to:

[email protected]


The service is free only for students up to 16 years

Registration form

Complete and sign the application forms: registration form including the privacy form and send them via e-mail to the following address: [email protected]


Website credits

Studio Camuffo

Alvise Rabitti
Giovanni Rosa