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The Library of the Institute


The Library of the Institute



"I would like everyone to read. Not to become writers or poets, but so that no one is a slave anymore" (Gianni Rodari)


The library of the Italian Cultural Institute includes more than 6,000 books as well DVDs of Italian movies as well as various newspapers and magazines whose topics range from art, literature, music, philosophy and theatre, through to science, politics, history, geography, religion and archaeology.

Through the online catalogue users can perform the following operations:

  • simple or advanced searches (for example by title or author) of the whole catalogue or of a single section relating to materials other than books (videos, Cds, Dvds etc.) entitled mediateca;
  • view new acquisitions;
  • compile bibliographical lists and send them via email to different addresses;
  • propose new acquisitions;
  • obtain information and statistical data about the library;
  • access virtual resources on Italian language, literature and culture available on the internet


Downlad the complete list of Italian movies on DVD-Blue-Ray HERE