The barganews library – v 3.0

The barganews library

The barganews Library  an English language library of books in …

The barganews Library  an English language library of books in the offices of in Piazza Angelio, Barga Vecchia  just keeps on growing.

Just this month hundreds of new books have been catalogued, entered into the database and put up on the shelves. has been on line since 1996 and since then more than 4000 books have been collected and donated by visitors to their offices.

These books are now being put back into the public domain by the creation of the permanent library.

The barganews library open to members from 10 am to 10pm 7 days a week

Everyone is welcome to join for an annual fee of 30 euros payable in advance and non refundable.

There are over 4,000 books, primarily in English, and the shelves are divided into sections – novels, non fiction, crime and thrillers, biography, classics, travel, romance, etc.

An online database shows the members which books are available

Members are given a key, solely for their own personal use, to come and go as they please.

On the first visit new members are requested to contribute a book to the library and are welcome to do so at any time ongoing, but it is not required on every visit.

Books taken are to be listed on the register, and books returned placed on the shelf marked incoming books.

It is the responsibility of every member to keep their key safe, never loan it and return it to the library if they no longer wish to use it.


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