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As indicated by the Covid Crisis Unit of the Piedmont Region in the specific web platform (last updated at 18,30 pm on Thursday 10 September 2020) there are 19 residents in Bra who are positive for Covid-10.

We reiterate the importance of strictly following all the necessary prevention measures: the use of masks, respect for safety distances and frequent hand washing. In this regard, starting this evening and for all the next weekends, some volunteers of the National Carabinieri Association - Civil Protection Unit will be present from 21 to 24 on Fridays and Saturdays in the streets of the city center to raise awareness of respect of the anti-Covid regulations. In particular, please note that according to the ordinance of the Ministry of Health of 17 August last, it is mandatory to wear respiratory protection from 18.00 to 06.00 even outdoors, in the spaces pertaining to places and premises open to the public as well as in public spaces (squares, open spaces, streets), where due to the physical characteristics it is easier to form gatherings, even of a spontaneous and / or occasional nature.

In its fifteenth edition, from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September the Street Artists Festival returns to Bra, an unmissable appointment with fun and amazement which, for the 2020 edition and in compliance with the anti-covid measures, is proposed in a version by reservation at the Belvedere Gardens, without losing the original enthusiasm.

From today, the “Giovanni Arpino” civic library in Bra is part of the MLOL - Media Library on Line system, the first Italian network of public libraries for digital lending. Through MLOL it is possible to use the digital collection of the "Arpino" library in any place: over 45 thousand ebooks, 80 thousand audio books and many digital contents including apps, databases, music, e-learning courses, images, manuscripts, maps, periodicals, videos and video games.

The service is free and reserved for readers enrolled in the Arpino civic library in Bra.

To register for the library, you must fill in the form published on the website of the Municipality of Bra, section 'Services and procedures / civic library' (HERE the direct link) and deliver it to the library (opening hours: Monday 14-18.30, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9-12 and 14-18.30, Friday 9-12 and 14-18 and Saturday 9-12.30) together with an identity document and fiscal Code. For minors, the signature of a parent or guardian and the identity document and tax code of both are required.

For users already registered in the "Giovanni Arpino" it is sufficient to send an email to the address the request for access to the MLOL service indicating: name, surname, social security number and e-mail address on which to receive the access credentials. Subsequently, you can activate the registration by clicking on the link inserted in the email sent automatically by MLOL and, with the credentials sent, access the portal and view or download the contents.

On MLOL there are many digital resources, some free, others protected by copyright (DRM - Digital Rights Management); to read those protected by DRM it is necessary to download the Adobe Digital Editions program for free and activate an Adobe ID. On the home page of the website and in the internal section “Civic Library” the instructions for using the service and logging in.

Up to two digital content can be downloaded per month. The duration of the loan is 15 days. More information and support for activation by calling the “Arpino” civic library in Bra at 0172.413049 or by writing to the email: (Em)

Info: City of Bra - Civic Library

tel. 0172.413049 -

In September the Alzheimer Cafè resumes in Bra, an initiative promoted by the municipal administration in collaboration with the association “La Cordata”, the association “Insieme” and the interparochial Caritas. These are self-help meetings reserved for family members and / or caregivers of people affected by this neurodegenerative disease.

An autumn to learn new things or to perfect your skills: today, Thursday 10 September 2020, registrations for adult courses in English, French, German and Spanish, IT, Italian language for foreigners open, as well as courses for the achievement of the middle school diploma, organized by the “CPIA - Adult Education Provincial Center of Alba Bra Mondovì”.