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Library Desk
Library, Book Depository
Photo by Cristiano Corte
Library, Book Depository


All the volumes stored in the depository can be requested at the library desk.


You can take up to three books at the same time.


Old volumes and valuable manuscripts (classifications starting with MSS. AUTOGR., BANCO, C. GEOGR., INC., OPUS., PIANO I, PER. D-G or classified as reserved RIS.) will be lent to the user singularly. Photo ID required.

These material can be consulted exclusively in the consultation room near the desk.


Borrowed material must be brought back to the desk before leaving the building.


If you like to consult one or more modern publications on a later date, please inform the staff.


Most of the journals classified as PER.B and PER.C. are located in external depositories and can be reserved at the desk. Please reserve them by 11 am, from Tuesday to Friday. The volumes will be ready at 12 am of the same day or the following ones. To facilitate the service, please leave your name and telephone number.


The delivery of the ordered material might be limited or refused due to its poor state of preservation, weight or bad weather conditions (high water, rain).

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

Services Guide

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


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Alvise Rabitti
Giovanni Rosa