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Preserving Knowledge
and Promoting Reading

Preserving Knowledge
and Promoting Reading

The first Pirelli library was set up in 1928, when a subscription library with 800 books was made available to personnel who were members of the Dopolavoro Aziende Pirelli, the workers’ club. It was one of the first examples of a company promoting reading and the start of long tradition that Pirelli has continued to this day with company libraries in the Headquarters at Milano Bicocca, in the factory in Bollate and in the Industrial Centre in ​​Settimo Torinese. But there is more, for the company has also been collecting scientific texts for over a century, and these now form part of the Scientific and Technical Library at the Pirelli Foundation. The panorama of Pirelli libraries ends with the Pirelli Foundation Library, which has books ranging from the history of the company to corporate communication.

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The Foundation recommends

Cloud atlas

curated by Fondazione Pirelli

For children who are always staring upwards, with their heads in the clouds, here is a lovely atlas of those bizarrely shaped bunches of water droplets that constantly pass over our heads. Cirrus, cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus, cirrostratus... this illustrated book will help children find out about the different types of...
clouds and learn their scientific names, thanks to the scientific review of the Centro Geofisico Prealpino di Campo dei Fiori (Vares). Looking at clouds does not just mean studying them, but also dreaming, fantasising, having fun looking for strange shapes and being amazed by their beauty, together with all the colours of the sky, from red sunsets to dark grey storms.

Nuvolario. Atlante delle nuvole
Texts by Sarah Zambello; illustrations by Susy Zanella
Nomos Edizioni, 2020

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