Δημοτική Βιβλιοθήκη Θεσσαλονίκης (Κεντρικό Τμήμα)

  • Municipal Library of Thessaloniki (Central Department)
  • Dimotiki Vivliothiki Thessalonikis (Kentriko Tmima)

History

The Central Library of Thessaloniki was founded in 1932 and officially opened in 1939. During the German Occupation it remained closed and the books were stored in warehouses. After the liberation, in 1944, it functioned in different locations of the city. In 2001, the new building of the Central Library of Thessaloniki was inaugurated.

Archival and Other Holdings

The Library holds 158 titles of daily and weekly political newspapers that were released in Athens and in Thessaloniki from 1880 until today.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

The Library offers a printed catalogue, in Greek, of the archival holdings.

Opening Times

The reading room is open Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 30:30 pm. It's closed on public holidays.

Conditions of Access

Access to the archival material is normally available and is free of charge. Researchers visiting for the first time are required to complete the researcher registration form.

Accessibility

The Archive is accessible to users with disabilities.

Research Services

There is a research room with at least 10 seats available for the researchers.

Reproduction Services

Copies are available and are issued by library employees. Ratified copies of archival material are available upon application.

Public Areas

The Archive is located in the centre of the city. Parking is unavailable at the building, but several commercial parking lots are nearby.

Sources

  • Archival Guide Official Website, visit and research at place by Vasilis Ritzaleos on 22 March 2013.