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Library, Collections
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Library, Collections

The Library of Fondazione Querini Stampalia acquires new materials also through desiderata.


If the Library does not have a book you are interested in, you can suggest to purchase it by filling in the desiderata form.

If requests are deemed fit for the Library collections, they will be put on the buying list.

Please provide bibliographic information as accurately as possible.

If you need information, you can consult the online catalogues, the publishing house web pages or go to libreriauniversitaria.it


Before making a request for purchase, please consult all the catalogues of the Library to be sure that the Foundation does not already hold the book.

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

Desiderata Form

To suggest new books to the Library, please fill the form and deliver it to Distribution.

Collections Card

Collection Card is the Library's leading document for the training, management and development of its materials collection.

Services Guide

To make a proper use of the services provided by the Library, please look up the Guide.


Website credits

Studio Camuffo

Alvise Rabitti
Giovanni Rosa