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Salaborsa is the Bologna city multimedia and general information library, which every day provides users of all ages with books, newspapers, magazines, videos, cds, data banks, along with cabled and and wi-fi internet connections. Access to the...more
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Takes a bit of finding so follow the students going into the library on the side of the Neptune Fountain
Go through the glass doors and you will come to an enclosed square with an amazing roof but it’s the glass in the floor where...More
It is always so refreshing to find an attendant/custodian who goes just that little bit further in introducing a place, especially to foreigners. The lady on duty was terrific and passed on several very interesting details.
The library is more than just a library it has underneath an archeological excavation which you can visit giving a small donation. It has Wi-Fi and comfortable armchairs. You can charge your phone, access the internet, relax a bit and drink a coffee. It also...More
Worth visiting for the archaeological site beneath the library floor. The site contains ancient waterways, wells and paths as old as two thousand years. Entry is free (though donations accepted). Worth a visit.
This library ranks high on my unofficial list of libraries I’ve visited because it strikes a really good balance between old and new. It’s a very old building with a storied tradition and place in Bolognese life, but the stacks are new, collections are extensive,...More
Architecture and interior design is impressive, there is glass floor showing Roman ruins beneath and you can also go downstairs to see it directly. Entrance is free, you can have a little rest on fancy chairs or read a press. There is coffee shop inside...More