Day-long Tour 10: Rijnmond

Libraries: Bibliotheek aanzet (Barendrecht), University Library Erasmus, Boekenberg

Type of Library: public/academic

Total Distance Return Trip: 30 km

Meeting Point: Ahoy Rotterdam

Price per Person: € 15

Boekenberg / Bookmountain Breakfast + Tour

De Boekenberg (meaning Bookmountain): a mountain worth to climb! In April 2012 this library opened its doors, after ten years of planning, designing and building. The Bookmountain is designed by Winy Maas (MVRDV) and has a beautiful pointed roof. Direct underneath you will find a mountain of books. Sustainability is a big part of the concept (and also in our program and business operations). What do the visitors think of it? Which role has our library for the local community? During this tour we will tell more about it!

University Library Erasmus University Rotterdam

In the library of Erasmus University Rotterdam, the user is central. It is a place where people can meet, where they can work together and where they can study together. The University Library has the ambition to become the university’s content manager: we help researchers and students to create and disseminate knowledge. In this way we contribute to the impact and relevance of Erasmus University. The University Library also houses the Rotterdamsch Leeskabinet. A library with a special heritage collection, current fiction and titles in the field of history, art, philosophy and many other subjects.
Our program begins with a lunch meeting (lunch provided) where we give a presentation about the building and our services. Then visitors will be given a tour of the library and campus.
We will end the tour at the information market, where there will be an opportunity to talk to library staff about the building, policies and services.

Bibliotheek aanzet (Barendrecht)

We are sorry to inform you that the Bibliotheek aanzet will not be able to host a Library Visit due to unforeseen circumstances.