Libraries Florence
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

Oblate library is one of the coolest libraries in Florence. Located in the heart of Florence 5 min from Piazza Duomo. You can enroll for free to use their internet by just representing your passport or ID.

To have a break from studying, you could enjoy the outdoor terrace with a stunning view while drinking a coffee from the indoor bar (Caffetteria delle Oblate), that offers as well breakfast, lunch, aperitivo, live music, and tons of other special events.

The National Library

The National Central Library of Florence (Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze), one of the most important libraries in Europe and the largest in Italy.

Piazza Cavalleggeri, 1/a
Automated information in Italian: 055 2491 9300
Phone: 055 243 341/055 263 8293
Open: 9am-7pm Mon-Fri; 9am-1pm Sat

Other libraries around Florence:

Address: Piazza Strozzi
Phone: 055 28 342 / Fax: 055 288342
Website – More info:

Address: Via Cavour, 43
Phone: 055 210 602 – 055 216 243 – 055 294 393
Opening Times: from Monday to Friday: from 9 to 19 – Saturday from 9 to 13
Website – More info:

Address: Piazza S. Lorenzo, 9
Phone: 055 210 760
Website – More info:

Biblioteca Oblate
Via dell’Oriuolo, 26
055 261 6512
055 261 6519
Open: 2pm-7pm Mon, 9am-midnight Tues-Sat, closed on Sun/holidays (open 11am-6pm on Sundays in May, November and December)