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Library of the Padre Félix Varela Cultural Center


  • To complement the educational, investigative and informative needs of the students of the Institute of Ecclesiastical Studies and to offer traditional and specialized services to all the users of the Cultural Center.


  • More than 12 thousand books available to readers, including numerous writings by Father Félix Varela
  • Rare and valuable volumes of Political Economy, Theology, Philosophy and History, from the Cuban
  • Room of the Old San Carlos and San Ambrosio Seminary, the personal archive of Cardinal Jaime Ortega and the Archbishop’s and Lay House libraries
  • Digital collection of a size equivalent to the printed one (in conformation)


  • Loans in room
  • Partial reproduction of documents archived in the library
  • Bibliographic references
  • Information compilation and automated search
  • Bibliographic novelties
  • Book summaries


Exhibitions of relevant texts, courses and cultural activities such as the annual Christmas Readings contest.


Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 m


Address: Tacón Street, between Chacón and Mercaderes. Old Havana, Cuba.ZIP 10100
Phones:+5378667104 to 109, +5378626989 y +5378628790, ext. 218
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