80° anniversario

Bologna, from 13 to 18 November 2018

Foyer of the Teatro Comunale in Bologna
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Sit Down, Read, Journey! Rekeep’s travelling library arrives in Bologna

After Florence, Verona and Catania, the Rekeep Group will be in Bologna from 13 to 18 November to conclude the celebrations for this important goal with a packed programme of events and a gift to the city: 800 narrative volumes which will enrich Bologna’s libraries.
A final gala evening on 18 November will close the celebrations at Bologna’s Teatro Comunale.

OTemporary library opening hours:

  • Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 18 November from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Thursday 15 November from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Friday 16 and Saturday 17 November, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday 18 November, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Books may be borrowed during library opening hours.

Programme of the meetings

Tuesday 13 November

Memories of our Group’s companies

Telling our Group’s history through video and photo archives. Narrators:
Michele Mellara and Alessandro Rossi, directors and documentary makers
Claudio Levorato, Chairman of Manutencoop
Presented by Roy Menarini, film critic

A preview of the documentar “Manutencoop. An 80-year long story” (regia di Rossi & Mellara) will be shown. The film interweaves our history with original and little-known videos about the history of Bologna.

Wednesday 14 November
5 p.m.

Presentation of “Guasti”, a book by Giorgia Tribuiani

The author will be present

Friday 16 November
6 p.m.

Presentation of “Non solo di cose d'amore. Noi, Socrate, e la ricerca della felicità” by Pietro Del Soldà

The author will talk about his book to Bruno Simili
Readings by Ivan Olivieri

Saturday 17 November
11.30 a.m.

Presentation of the results of the Patto di Bologna per la lettura (a Bologna City Council project for social inclusion in reading)

Taking part::
Daniele Donati - President of the Bologna City Council Libraries Institution,
Matteo Lepore
- Councillor for Culture, Tourism and Promotion of the City, Civic Imagination, Sport, Heritage and the Bologna City Council Digital Agenda,
Claudio Levorato
- Chairman of Manutencoop,
Giuliano Di Bernardo - Chairman of Rekeep,
Federica Mazzoni
- Chair of the Bologna City Council Culture Committee.

Saturday 17 November
6 p.m.

Presentation of "I rassegnati. L’irresistibile inerzia dei quarantenni" by Tommaso Labate

The author will be present
Readings by Ivan Olivieri

Sunday 18 November
11:30 a.m.

Presentation of Quando inizia la nostra storia” by Federico Rampini

The author will be present

13 / 16 November
from 11:00 to 12:30 p.m.

Animated readings by Ivan Olivieri of books from the Rekeep library

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