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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December 10, 2014: Blegen Library is closing at 19.00.
Attention: Today, December 10, 2014, the Blegen Library will close at 19.00 due to power cut in the School's premises. We regret the inconvenience.
The Gennadius Library will be closed to the public from December 15, 2014 to January 2, 2015
Due to the reconstruction of the West Wing of the Gennadius Library, the operation of the reading room will be disrupted from December 15, 2014 until February 10, 2015. The Library will be closed to the public from December 15, 2014 until January 2, 2015.