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Library
“The National Library was founded in 1813 during the government of José Miguel Carrera, political and military of the Old Mother country that fought for the independence of Chile. While the first director of the National Library was appointed directly by Bernardo O'Higgins. The liberator of Chile entrusted to Manuel de Salas mission to lead this institution that housed the memory of the nascent republic. During the nineteenth century, the National Library cemented its core bibliographic fund from the donation or purchase of their first collections. These include the library of the Jesuits, the Egaña library, library Mackenna and the library of Andrés Bello among others. Besides the National Library keeps in its archives a copy of every book, magazine or newspaper published in Chile since 1820, totaling more than 400 thousand titles. In fulfilling the centenary of its foundation they work for the construction of the current building located on Avenida Alameda Street Miraflores began. The new building was inaugurated in 1925 and its construction of neoclassical imprint is a bastion of national architecture. Currently the main bibliographical center of the country has a comprehensive collection of books, magazines, newspapers, maps, photo and music files distributed in several rooms as reference and bibliography, researchers lounge, living room for the blind and for home loans. It also organizes exhibitions and displays that highlight the best of national and international culture.”
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Library
“a nice and quiet place to learn more of the local and Latin American literature.”
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Café
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