This site uses technical, analytics and third-party cookies.
By continuing to browse, you accept the use of cookies.

Preferences cookies

Paris – Library adds children’s room

The Italian Cultural Institute of Paris has added a new space for children to its “Italo Calvino” library, and given the occasion, the fund for children’s books was further enriched with the acquisition of some of the latest publishing releases, bringing the number of children’s titles up to 650. The library, with its more than 50,000 total volumes, was dedicated in the late 1950s and is the largest of the entire network of Italian Cultural Institutes. It owes its name to the fund donated in the late 1990s by the great Italian writer’s wife, Esther Singer Calvino, and was designed by the LAPS architecture firm. Read more, in Italian