The Library of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation (PIOP) is an open access, non-lending library. A Reading Room functions on the building’s ground floor, where researchers can study and photocopy the sources that they are interested in.
The PIOP Library possesses approximately 57,000 Greek and foreign book titles, as well as periodical publications.
The Library's catalogue is constantly being enriched through the purchase of new titles, which we acquire from special bibliographical sources. It is also expanded through the exchange of books with other institutions, as well as through donations of printed and digital material.
The Library possesses titles relating to the fields of research and action of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation, but also of the Piraeus Bank Group more generally:
A significant section of the Library is composed of the Zografos Collection, which comprises rare material from the late 19th century concerning:
The titles are classified according to the Dewey decimal system and are catalogued according to the AACR2 Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. The Library's functions are automated according to the Greek National Documentation Centre's Library Automation System ABEKT 5.6.
176 75 Kallithea
Tel. 210 3739651-2 & 210 3739552
Fax: 210 9585414
The Library of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation is open to the public on working days from 9am-4pm.
It is closed during official holidays, as well as during the entire month of August.