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Biblioteca Mediateca Finalese
Complesso Monumentale di Santa Caterina Complesso Monumentale di Santa Caterina  (Ph: Provincia di Savona)

The Biblioteca Mediateca Finalese (inaugurated in 2002) has seen a remarkable expansion of all parameters and indicators related to: borrowers, loans, patrimony.
In the space of almost twenty years, compared to the old municipal library, the library's holdings consist of approximately 97,500 volumes; users have more than quadrupled from 1,500 to over 7,365; loans are on average 11,000 per year, and users have increased more than tenfold from 3,000 to over 35,000. The multimedia collections have also expanded considerably (with almost 5,000 DVDs as the driving force behind 50% of loans), while audiovisual documents total more than 20,000 (CDs, records, films) and printed music documents (scores, sheet music) more than 2,800.


  • Loan, consultation, research and reading on the premises. Registration for loan service".
  • Magazine shop with international newsstand, Best Seller (purchase of successful publications in real time and short loan)
  • Photocopying, binding, collating, use of computer workstations, youth information service, music section with the possibility of listening to music via headphones (Hi-Fi system) and lending, CD-ROM consultation section, comic strip section
  • OPAC: Internet access to the catalogue with the possibility of booking loans by e-mail
  • Audio-book service for the blind and visually impaired
  • Computer courses, languages, etc., Evening opening, Lectures and auditions, Book presentations and various cultural events, Small exhibitions in the library, Animation, Guided tours.
Opening hours: 

Finale Ligure Library
Library hours for loans and returns only

  • Monday 9.00 - 17.30
  • Tuesday 9.00 - 17.30
  • Wednesday 9.00 - 17.30
  • Thursday 9.00 - 18.00
  • Friday 9.00 - 18.00

(last updated February 2022)

Complesso Monumentale di Santa Caterina
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