The Blessed Pius IX Library offers a wide range of different catalog services and has a spacious reading room. Each workstation is equipped with outlets to permit laptop use, in order to facilitate study and research. The library offers the possibility to ask for volumes kept in storage and the ability make photographic reproductions.

The library architecture has received considerable recognition receiving the Italian National Award in 2009 from IN / ARCH-ANCE for New Construction. Upon request made to the head librarian, the library offers the possibility of taking a guided tour of the building with an overview of the architectural significance.