One of two libraries of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Blegen Library focuses on all aspects of Greece and the Greeks from the earliest prehistory through late antiquity.The Library currently has about 100,000 volumes and nearly 700 periodicals. In its field, it is one of the premier research libraries in the world and the best in Greece. The Blegen library is open to Members of the American School of Classical Studies, and to approved visitors.
Members and Visitors alike are required to follow the Rules of the Blegen Library
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Donations to the Blegen Library
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
Carl W. Blegen: Personal and Archaeological Narratives
Carl W. Blegen is the most famous American archaeologist ever to work in Greece, and no American has ever had a greater impact on Greek archaeology. Yet Blegen, unlike several others of his generation, until now has found no biographer.
Blegen Library Christmas holiday hours
During the Christmas holiday period, the Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on the following days: December 24-26, 31, 2014 and January 1, 6. No new cards will be issued and no orientations will take place between December 24th and January 6th.