First published in 2008, the EFR Library’s catalogue includes all the Palazzo Farnese’s resources, as well as a number of those held in the library of the Jean Bérard Centre in Naples, and the library of the Villa Medici in Rome.

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Opening Hours

The EFR's library is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m,
on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Library card registration service is open from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holidays and closing days 2024

See how to get a Library card or renew it


Life in the library

Works reach the Galerie des études on the 3rd floor

Consequences :

  • Unavailability of call numbers UF, UI, UK, UM, UN, UP until the end of 2024
  • Unavailability of the gallery spaces (sofas and tables) starting from 15/04 until further notice
  • Punctual disturbances in the movement of people: we will keep you informed

A selection of volumes stays available. Consult it here or ask the staff.

Closure of room 10 from April 16

Due to works, room 10 becomes the study directors' office for a few months.

Therefore :

  • Reading places are unavailable
  • Call numbers Z – ZA – ZB – ZC – ZD – ZF – ZG – ZI are available upon request.

Reopening scheduled for June 10.


Palazzo Farnese

Piazza Farnese, 67

00186 Roma

Tel: +39 06 68 60 14 27

Email: accueil.bibliotheque(at)

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