FAQs

1. Can I work in Open?
Yes, you can. Open is the first bookshop with coworking in the world. You can choose among different kinds of subscriptions, from the daily entrance to the annual one. You can choose to work in the creative and lively space of the bookstore or you can choose to work in the relaxing and professional business area.

2. Can I work in Open without a subscription?
Yes, you can by paying a daily ticket which includes a seat in the bookshop area, wi-fi connection and sockets.

TIPS: we advise you to consider the Agile subscription, if you come in Open more than five times per month.

3. Can I work if I buy something at the bar?
Yes, you can, but only for a short period of time (no more than one hour).

4. If I peel off for some time, can I leave my computer on the table?
No, you can’t. If you step away for more than ten minutes, you are supposed to take your computer at the reception desk for we are not responsible for your belongings. Moreover, other coworkers may want to seat.

5. Is it possible to study in Open?
Yes, it is. There is a student table with 15 seats. Please ask the reception desk for further information.

6. Is the wi-fi free?
The wi-fi connection “Open More than Books” is free and unlimited for coworkers, members and daily users.

7. Is it possible to have a meeting in Open?
Yes, it is, in our meeting rooms which can be booked and leased by paying a daily or hourly rate.

TIPS: with our Agile and Business subscriptions you can get a 15% discount on meeting rooms’ lease.

8. Can I make photocopies or print documents?
Yes, you can print documents. Photocopies available only for business coworkers.

9. Do you provide computers?
No, we don’t. But there are tablets available for free for those who have an Open Card.


…and there is more

A) Is there a kids area?
Yes, there is an area with small tables and a basket of books to read.

B) Can I bring food and drinks from outside?
No, you can’t. There is a Café bistrot in Open, hence it is not possible to bring food and drinks from outside.

C) Are the books for sale?
Yes, they are. We have more than 6000 titles from novels to non fiction.

D) Can I borrow the books?
No, you can’t: all the books are for sale, you can look through some pages and decide whether to buy them or not.

E) Are dogs allowed?
Yes, they are, if equipped with leash and muzzle for big ones.

F) Are you open during the weekend?
Yes, we are open from 10 am to 7pm. The kitchen opens for brunch and lunch from 12:30 pm to 12.30 pm.

G) Can I come for an aperitivo?
Surely, starting from 6:30 you can find a buffet for the aperitivo and you can choose among different kinds of wines and drinks. We reccomend to book if you want to come with more than ten people. Please call 02-83425610.

H) Is it possible yo organize parties and events (birthday’s parties, wedding’s parties, graduation’s parties)?
Yes, it is. Please send an e-mail to events@openmilano.com for more information. We also offer a catering service.

I) Is it possible to organize corporate events?
Yes, it is. Please send an e-mail to events@openmilano.com for more information. We also offer a catering service.

J) Is it possible to organize cultural events (talks, conventions, courses, concerts)?
Yes, it is. Please send an e-mail to stay@openmilano.com for more information.

K)Is it possible to organize books’ presentations?
Yes, it is. Please send an e-mail to stay@openmilano.com for more information.