Opening hours

Monday 2.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
From Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

During the summer, check opening days and hours on the library’s home page

Consultation or borrowing of books with the indication Torre begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 7.30 p.m.

Address and contacts

Corso Canalgrande 103 – 41121 Modena

How to get there: bus n. 7A – 11

Payable parking nearby see: Comune di Modena website/ mobilità

Service C’entro in bici
(City centre bike service)


Info: 059 203 2940

Fax: 059 203 2926

Wi-Fi coverage in the cloister of Palazzo Santa Margherita and inside the Library

Accessible to disabled people

Café and bar service in the cloister


275 places for reading, studying and consulting

Bibliographic information: inside the library, at the info point in the Sala Chiesa, by telephone (Tuesday to Friday from 12 noon to 2 p.m.), online through the Chiedi al bibliotecario (Ask the librarian) service

Registering for library lending is immediate and free. Up to 10 items can be borrowed at the same time, including books, magazines, films on DVD or VHS and music CDs

It is possible to propose that the library buys books it does not currently own (1 a month)

An interlibrary lending service is available

Self-service photocopy service available with prepaid card

Back numbers of magazines available on request from the day following publication (not on Fridays and Saturdays)

Bookstall: discount point of sale for ‘out of print’ books, magazines and CDs. The proceeds are used to finance book purchases and special Municipal Library projects.

Bancarella/Bookstalls are active in the Delfini, Crocetta, Rotonda and Giardino libraries.