27 January, 2023 - 17:47

‘Jordi Sabater Pi. L’últim naturalista’

Books. A pioneering work of research on the epistolary legacy of Sabater Pi, revealing details on the history of Barcelona and its Zoo.

19 January, 2023 - 14:56

‘Barcelona, gener de 1939. La caiguda’ [Barcelona, January 1939. The Fall]

Books. An exhaustive and richly documented study that includes photographs and unpublished documents form the time of Franco's occupation of Barcelona.

17 January, 2023 - 10:21

The Llibre de les fonts brings back a 17th-century manuscript kept at the Historic Archives

Books. The Book of Fountains. Water, climate and society in 17th-century Barcelona. A book published jointly with Editorial Afers that brings back and analyses a manuscript commissioned by the Consell de Cent.

9 January, 2023 - 09:51

Selection of co-edition publication projects with Barcelona City Council

Co-editions. A new period for submitting co-edition publication projects with Barcelona City Council is open from 10 to 31 January 2023.

5 January, 2023 - 15:08

The energy transition challenge facing the city

Barcelona Metròpolis. The special section in the latest issue of Barcelona Metròpolis is devoted to the energy crisis and the design of a new model with the city in the spotlight.

15 December, 2022 - 11:29

The Escola del Mar rediscovers stories written by the pupils of the 1930s in 'Parlen els menuts’ [The Little Ones Speak]

Books. The book celebrates the 100th anniversary of an educational institution that was a pioneer in the field of pedagogy.

22 November, 2022 - 10:56

Toquem fusta! [Touch wood!] A key material in the history of culture and design

Books. Recent decades have seen the beginnings of a rediscovery and promotion of design and architecture in wood as a key tool for maintaining quality of life on our planet.

21 November, 2022 - 14:30

Boost to Barcelona’s libraries under the new master plan

Libraries. The Barcelona Libraries Master Plan for 2030 includes the construction of a further five facilities.

17 November, 2022 - 18:05

‘The Barcelonian’, the city as imagined by illustrators of the city

Books. A book by Barcelona's artistic community that narrates the city through a series of covers designed for an imaginary magazine.

27 October, 2022 - 13:17

Brutalist Barcelona: a landscape on a metropolitan scale

Books. In the book, Paolo Sustersic explores the connections between Brutalism and urban development in Barcelona from the 1970s onwards.

27 October, 2022 - 11:46

The photographic legacy of Barcelona, in sepia

Books. You’ll once again be able to hold in your hands what is a singular immersion in a Barcelona that belongs to the past, yet still lives on, immortalised thanks to all of the photos in this collection.

13 October, 2022 - 12:08

'Traços' brings together a wide selection of Aboriginal paintings from the Ethnological Museum

Books. The publication of the book stems from the exhibition “Traços. Pintura aborigen australiana: tradició i contemporaneïtat” [Traces. Australian Aboriginal Painting: Tradition and Modernity] that took place at the Museu Etnològic...

16 September, 2022 - 12:56

‘Cròniques del fang. Quan els diaris van donar veu als barris’ [The Mud Chronicles. When the Papers Gave the Neighbourhoods a Voice]

Books. ‘Cròniques del fang’ pays tribute to Barcelona's social journalism during the final years of the Franco regime and the early years of democracy.

14 September, 2022 - 12:03

Biennial of Thought 2022: activities, participants and calendar

Biennial of Thought. Over sixty debates and activities with nearly 200 participants from national and international realms, from 11 to 16 October.

Maqueta de la futura Biblioteca Pública de l'Estat a Barcelona
2 September, 2022 - 16:32

A new central and metropolitan-scale library for Barcelona

Culture and leisure. The new facility will boast over 16,000 square metres and have room for 600,000 volumes

2 September, 2022 - 13:55

New Barcelona Llibres catalogue

Books. We’re launching a new Barcelona Llibres catalogue, a directory of 260 titles edited by the Directorate of Publishing Services that reveal the many faces of our city.

Barcelona Metròpolis - Digital divides
1 July, 2022 - 08:00

Supporting people with the digitalisation process in order to narrow down the digital divide

Internet access is not enough in our digital society. There are other barriers that can hinder people's ability to exercise their rights and take advantage of opportunities. Digital divides and how to overcome it in 'Barcelona Metropolis'.

15 June, 2022 - 07:00

La Rambla de Barcelona, stage in July of the Vila del Llibre

The initiative, which has among its objectives new dynamics of tourism and development for its territories, will take place in the Catalan capital between the 1st and the 3rd of the month.

24 May, 2022 - 09:36

Enric Tormo, la invisibilitat del dau [Enric Tormo, the invisible member of the ‘dau’]

Books. The publication of the book is linked to the temporary exhibition that will be on display at the Joan Brossa Foundation from 17 March to 24 July.

2 May, 2022 - 14:49

‘Barcelona Freak show’, a journey to the dark side of the human condition

Books. Barcelona Freak show: A history of fairground booths and travelling shows, from the 18th century to 1939, by Enric H. March, a chronicle of the darker side of popular entertainment in Barcelona.