The Library

The works of AugustineThe Institute houses a specialized scientific library with a collection of more than 40,000 works relating to Augustine and the Augustinian Order. These include some valuable and rare old prints, mainly in its division in Ghent. The institute currently receives some two hundred journals. Its catalogue can be easily consulted here (you can further limit the search under “Religieuze instellingen” by selecting “Augustijns Historisch Instituut”).

In addition, the library offers an optimal environment for study, comprising a quiet reading area and three small office rooms with a view of the monastery garden. Visitors have access to the internet.

Opening hours:

Monday 8:30 – 15:30
Tuesday 8:30 – 15:30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 8:30 – 15:30
Friday 9:00 – 12:30 or 15:30

 

Should you wish to consult the library outside these hours, please make an appointment. 

WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH THE HEATING. THE OPENING TIMES OF THE LIBRARY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED! PLEASE CONTACT US BY E-MAIL (library[at]augustiniana.be) BEFOREHAND, SHOULD YOU WISH TO VISIT THE LIBRARY. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE…

The “normal” opening days and hours of the library for December 2019 are as follows:

08h30-15h30 closed 8h30- 12u30

 

January 2020 :

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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27 28 29 30 31 1 2

 

Tel.: +32(0)16 38 71 65 (at the moment : “out of order”)

E-maillibrary@augustiniana.be

Useful information about our library you can also find here.

 

monthly/yearly list of acquisitions

2018 :

January    February     March      April      May        June

July      August      September      October      November     December

 

2017 :

January      February     March      April      May        June

July       August       September      October       November        December

 

2016 :

January       February        March       April       May       June

July       August       September       October     November     December

2015  :

January  ; February  ; March ; April  ;  May  ;   June  ;

July  ; August  ;   September  ;  October  ;  November ;  December

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