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  • Panell de la Biblioteca


    Historical Library and Cultural Center La Nau closed

    On the occasion of the holiday on Wednesday, May 1, the Historical Library and the La Nau Cultural Center will remain closed.


    Sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Cartell exposició de Trobes, 550 anys d'impremta a València


    Opening of the exhibition: Trobes, 550 years of printing in Valencia

    We invite you to the opening of this exhibition, on April 25, at 6:00 p.m., in the Duc de Calàbria rooms and the Bigues room.


    As a complementary activity, from April 28 to May 26, the replica of Gutenberg's printing press (property of the Asociación de Amigos del Museo de la Imprenta. Senado del Museo) will remain installed at the entrance to the Duc de Calàbria room and will be will show its operation by printing the first page of the Trobes incunabulum,

    Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Wednesday, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.


  • Imatge sala Pérez Bayer


    Consultation Pérez Bayer Room

    The PÉREZ BAYER room will NOT be available for consultations on:

    17/04/2024 from 9:00  to 12:30

    25/04/2024 from 15:30 to 17:00 h  


    Users may consult the collections in another room indicated by the Library staff.

    Sorry for the inconvenience

  • Focs artificials


    Horari Biblioteca Falles i Pasqua

    Del 15 al 20 de març
    Sala Pérez Bayer (investigadors) tancada:
    Sala Duc de Calàbria (exposicions) oberta en horari habitual, diumenges de 10 a 14h.

    Del 28 de març al 8 d'abril:
    Sala Pérez Bayer (investigadors) tancada
    Sala Duc de Calàbria (exposicions) oberta en horari habitual, diumenges de 10 a 14h.

  • Impremta de fusta


    Exhibition in preparation: TROBES, 550 years of printing in Valencia

    In 1474, following the call for a poetry contest, Obres o trobes en lahors de la Verge Maria were published in Valencia. It was the first book printed by the Crown of Aragon and the first of a literary nature in the Iberian Peninsula. 

    The only preserved copy of Les Trobes is kept in the Historical Library of the University of Valencia. To commemorate this anniversary, the Library presents the exhibition Trobes: 550 years of printing in Valencia. The exhibition can be visited in Room Duc de Calàbria and Room Bigues of the La Nau Cultural Centre. The original copy of  Trobes and a selection of incunabula from the University collection will be on display.

    Opening: April 25, 2024

    Organized by: the Historical Library of the University of Valencia, with the Vice-Chancellor of Research and the Cultural Center la Nau

    Commissioners: Antoni Furió, Rosa Mª Gregori Roig, Pau Viciano Navarro

    More information

  • Invitació presentació llibre Desaparecido


    Presentation of the book "Desaparecido" by Francisco Gimeno Blay

    Day: January 23, 2024, Tuesday
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Location: Duc de Calàbria Room of the Historical Library

    The book "Desaparecido: el azaroso viaje del Liber Augustalis" will be presented at the Historical Library, the interesting and unknown story of the disappearance of the manuscript of the Liber Augustalis, when on November 26, 1940 the Historical Library of the University of Valencia denounced its disappearance, manuscript that had been part of the library of the kings of Aragon (15th century). Now, eighty-three years later, his whereabouts have been located.

    The book is the first issue of the Inutilitas librorum series, within the Cinc Segles collection, the result of collaboration between the Historical Library of the University of Valencia and the publishing house Publicacions de la Universitat (PUV).

    They will intervene:

    • Cristina Tomás Martínez, Director of the Library and Documentation Service
    • Teresa Ferrer Valls, Director of PUV
    • Francisco Gimeno Blay, Author of the book