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The library


The library


The Italian Cultural Institute in Haifa offers the folowing Library Services:

Consultation and borrowing

In order to have access to the library resources and loans, we invite you to register through the Library Membership page >>>

  • Traditional Library: On-site consultation of documents is open to all, by appointmant ( Members and students of the Institute may borrow printed books for periods not exceeding 14 days, though these may in turn be re-borrowed upon request.
  • Online "Mlol" Library: Members of the Institute may download up to three E-books/month for periods not exceeding 14 days, though these may in turn be re-borrowed upon request. Members can access the 'newsstand-edicola" section (newspapers and magazines) freely, without limits on the number of accesses. NOTE: The system does not support Kindel.

Opening hours (Traditional Library)

  • Monday to Thursday 9:30-12:30/14:00-16:30
  • Friday 9:30-12:30

Opening hours (Online "Mlol" Library)

  • 24 hours/day | 7 days/week | 365 days/year)

The Italian Institute of Culture may not be held liable for any infringement and / or breach of Copyright Laws and Regulations perpetrated by the borrower of such materials.
Publications borrowed remain the property of the Italian Institute of Culture at all times.


Information on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing (usage) of personal data (General Data Protection Regulation (UE) 2016/679, art. 13). The processing of personal data requested when registering as a user with the IIC Haifa will be based on the principles of lawfulness, fairness and transparency to protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. The holder of the usage is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) of the Italian Republic which operates, in this specific case, through the IIC Haifa. The processing of data, carried out by personnel specifically appointed by the IIC Haifa, will be carried out in both an automated and manual manner. The data provided by the interested party during registration will be processed only by the owner and will not be sent to third parties.


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