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Piazza Brignole, 4
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Biblioteca De Amicis
Mo to Sa from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Su from 01:30 PM to 06:30 PMThis library was opened in 1971 and has since been a vital center of activity for anything associated with childhood. It is part of the Genoese Urban Library system and is home to the center for the study of youth literature. In 1998 the new premises were opened in the old Cotton depositories in the Old Port complex. It has been devised as a sort of town with pathways leading to new experiences in reading, play, multimedia activities and entertainment. There are one hundred and eighty places for reading, 30 terminals for listening to music and consulting cd-roms, 4 labs as well as information in print, through games, video and multimedia.