Membership

Membership of the library is open to all. British Institute students have automatic membership for the duration of their course.  Schools, universities and study abroad programmes can benefit from our  Associate membership rate.  Please contact the Librarian for Associate membership prices.

To join the library you must have one form of identification (such as your passport) and a passport-size photo.

 

Borrowing

All members (with the exception of 2 week and Day members) may borrow up to five items at a time. Books may be borrowed for a month, DVDs and Videos for a week.

To borrow items a refundable deposit of € 25 is payable.

Membership prices valid from 5 September 2016 

Full Membership

Student Membership

Family Membership

  • Annual € 75
  • 6 months € 60
  • 3 months € 50
  • 1 month € 30
  • Junior membership € 20
  • Annual € 60
  • 6 months € 55
  • 3 months € 45
  • Annual (3 family members) € 110
  • Each additional child of the family € 20

Life Membership

1 Week Research Membership

Day Card

  • € 600
  • € 15
  • € 6

 

Group Membership

Educational institutions can buy a Group Membership for their students. The minimum number of students to qualify for this type of membership is 10 students. Group Membership rates are the following and include 1 free faculty member per 20 students:

  • € 20 per student for up to 2 months;
  • € 30 per student for 3 months;
  • € 40 per student for 6 months;
  • € 50 per student for one academic year.

Click here to download the PDF.

Special Membership Rate for Italian universities/Università dell'Età Libera

Students and staff benefit from a 50% reduction on the normal membership rates.

Membership benefits

  • Entrance to our Cultural Programme and Talking Pictures films - please bring your membership card with you
  • FREE Internet and computing facilities
  • Open shelved access to over 52,000 books
  • Borrowing of up to 5 books for a month*
  • Newspapers and journals in English and Italian
  • DVDs for loan for a week*
  • Monthly newsletter by email

*to borrow items a refundable deposit of €25 is payable.

 

Click here to see all the discounts available for our members