The Instituto Lina Bo e P.M. Bardi's library is composed of rare works, resulting of the critical and daring outlook for Pietro Maria Bardi, gifts from friends and and contemporary publications. The bibliographic material has been categorised as to respect its original organisation.

The library focuses primarily on art, architecture, urbanism and design, with publications specific to Lina and her oeuvre as well as Pietro's life and legacy. The library also presents books on, among others, Politics, Philosophy, History, Literature, Anthropology and Sociology.