Are you looking for libraries and media libraries in the city of Monaco? Whether you want to consult documents on the spot, borrow books for pleasure or for your studies, or simply stroll around and pick up a book at random, there are many reasons to go to the library-mediatheque during the day in the city of Monaco. If you don't know where to go in Monaco, check the contact details of all the libraries and media libraries in the principality on the Annuaire Monaco website. You will then be able to go to the cultural establishment closest to you to borrow a book.
The Louis Notari Library, which doubles as a media library, is the most important establishment of its kind in Monaco. Located on the boulevard of the same name, it was founded in 1902 and has a vast collection of over 400,000 books. Its name is a reference to the writer Louis Notari, a pioneer of Monegasque literature.
What can you do in a library-media center like this one in Monaco? It is of course possible to consult books freely and to borrow a book with a subscription card. The book collection is sufficiently extensive to suit all tastes (science fiction, history, sociology, adventure, etc.). The children's and teenage literature section is also well supplied according to everyone's opinion.
You can keep up to date with the news of the city of Monaco by consulting the new magazines and newspapers in the press area. Let's also mention the games library which is a delight for children, with nearly a thousand board games, strategy games and video games.
The Louis Notari Library-Media Library of the City of Monaco offers new activities depending on the time of year. DIY, traditional music, writing, exhibitions... It is a place for sharing and culture, inviting all residents of Monaco, whether they are young or old, to show their curiosity for each book. The City of Monaco's digital space is designed for technophiles: it provides access to a wide range of data, audiovisual content, e-books, specialist advice and online training. Legal deposit, data protection: all important subjects are explained at the Library on request.
Many students from Monaco use the library-media library, alternating with the one in Nice, France, for example. They can learn about their future studies and the jobs that interest them and collect opinions in a book. It is also the ideal place to study books in peace and quiet, while looking out the window at the hustle and bustle outside. In the libraries, dictionaries and encyclopedias are an invaluable tool for working on vocabulary and spelling.
A little further away, the new José Notari Sound Library was recently moved to rue Princesse Antoinette in Monaco. It includes a new video library and a CD library for viewing and listening to films, archive videos and music. You can't find what you're looking for or you want to leave Monaco for a change of scenery? You can go to Nice to the Louis Nucéra Library, the largest in this French city. The Raoul Mille Library, located not far from the city, is ideal for those who do academic research. Apart from Nice, you can also go to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Saint-Laurent-du-Var or even Saint-Martin-du-Car, even though the surface of these libraries in France is not as large. Look at the reviews on the internet to find out if these establishments in France are interesting.