Thanks to its rich cultural and historical past, Athens is home to excellent libraries where you can easily spend hours browsing through the shelves. While the city is also home to major foreign institutional and organizational libraries, here we are spotlighting only those libraries relevant to an English-speaking audience. Come join us and explore the best libraries in Athens, Greece.
Created by the Friends of Music, the Lilian Voudouri Music Library, housed in the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron Mousikis), has an impressive collection of books and records of Western music, as well as ancient Greek, Byzantine, folk, and popular music, and rembetika. The library also contains archives from composers and examples of traditional music from around the world. On top of this, the library has more than 63,000 books and musical scores, 10,000 audio recordings, and many other audiovisual materials, making it a real treasure for anyone interested in music.