The ECAV Library-Mediatheque is a member of the Library Network of Western Switzerland (RERO) and is open not only to the School’s students and teachers, but also to the public.

Users with a library card (required for loans) can freely access the following:

13,500 works (visual arts, contemporary art, theory, essays, philosophy, critique, written works by artists, education,  literature, history of art, film, graphic design, typography, ornamentation, photography, architecture, etc.)
40 subscriptions (specialist periodicals) as well as the daily press
1,500 DVDs, VHS cassettes, CD-ROMs and music CDs
Searches can be made via an internal filing system or online (, KVK etc.). It is possible to consult the catalogues of Swiss and foreign libraries. Participates in inter-library loans.

The Valais library card can be obtained from all libraries in the Valais canton, including the ECAV library. If lost, you should immediately notify the library that issued your card.


The library is on Facebook and Instagram

Director: Charles Drotkowski (

Library opening hours

› Mo 8.30am – 4.30pm 
› Tu - Fri 8.30am – 1.00pm 
Borrowing and consultation


Holiday closures
› 12.02 – 16.02 (Carnival)
› 19.03 (Saint Joseph)
› 02.04 – 06.04 (Easter holidays)
› 10.05 (Ascension)
› 31.05 (Corpus Christi)
› 02.07 – 20.08 (Summer break)
› 01.11 (All Saints' Day)
› 08.12 (Immaculate Conception)