Local loan

The service is operative from 8.30 to 19.30 (friday and saturday 8.30 - 13.00); it is usable by everyone who lives in Emilia-Romagna and, for limited periods and under specific provisions, also the citizens of other regions, european and non-european countries (see the Regulations).

Everyone who signs up is given a card with annual validity and renewable, to show at any request.

The users registered to a library of the Parma area can enjoy the servicee too, after a control of the registration card with an ID.

The loan lasts 30 days and a document that is already lent can be booked by another user. Without any reservation, the loan can be renewed for 30 days more.


The loan does not include:

  • the works published before 1950;

  • the books that are seriously damaged, incomplete or with a bad rebinding condition (volumes in an unstable status of preservation);

  • the works in the consultation room;

  • the art volumes with external figures or with more figures than text;

  • the volumes of local history and bibliography;

  • the periodics, the newspapers, the official acts and the anthologies bound in volumes, the PhD thesis, the grouped material;

  • the volumes marked as Dir., Bibl., Bibl. Stampe, Bibl. Ebr., Bibl. Tecn., Biblioteca teatrale Ferrarini;

  • the publications with particular historical-publishing features;

  • microfilms and microfiches.