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
Blegen Library News
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, 2013 and January 1, 6. No new cards will be issued and no orientations will take place between December 24th and January 6th.
Donations to the Blegen Library
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
Carl and Elizabeth Blegen Remembered Through Colloquium
On May 31st, the ASCSA celebrated the Blegens and their contributions to archaeology through a day of insightful lectures and a visit to their former home.