Airolo Council Library
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The Council Library of Airolo was opened with the aim of stimulating reading and the interest in books in our municipality.
There are currently about 7000 books for adults, children and teenagers, as well as books by local authors and books containing specific information.
Library users can now access the Internet free of charge on the recently-bought computer.
To stimulate interest in culture, conferences open to public and reading evenings for adults are organised on a regular basis.
The library is on the first floor of the council school and is open to residents and to tourists who occasionally reside in the municipality.
Tuesday 16.30 - 17.30
Friday 18.00 - 19.00
Wednesdays 17.30 - 19.00
Area for children
There is a special "children's corner" in the library, designed to help children feel comfortable with books.
This includes the books of the "Born to read" initiative, designed for pre-school children.
A 60-cent fee applies to all loans of books for adults. children's books are subject to a 30-cent loan fee.
To become library members a library card (6 franks) must be bought. The card entitles to 10 books for adults and 20 for children.
Books are loaned for two months.
The library is managed by a committee made up of
- Mr Fabio Fransioli President (Council office for culture)
- Debora Schenal Secretary
- Katja Wolfisberg Member
- Giuliana Eusebio Member
- Eliane Lächlin-Pedrini Member
- Raffaella Rottigni Member
- Laura Gabutti Member