• Tablet service at libraries

    17 libraries offer this new digital service, geared towards information searches for cultural purposes, learning and access to educational and recreational resources.

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  • Parlem amb Rachel Cusk

    Conversation with Antonio Lozano about her latest novel, Segunda casa / L’altra casa. With the collaboration of Libros del Asteroide and Les hores.

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The Biblioteca Gabriel García Márquez wins the 2023 FAD Architecture Award

Fri, 20/10/2023 - 13:32h

Awards. New recognition for the Sant Martí library. The award is shared with the Reggio School in Madrid.

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The Gabriel García Márquez Library in Barcelona: Best Public Library of the Year, 2023

Mon, 21/08/2023 - 16:03h

Awards. The Gabriel García Márquez Library is the winner of the Best Public Library of 2023 Award from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and Systematic.

The Gabriel García Márquez Library, shortlisted for the 2023 FAD Architecture Award

Wed, 26/07/2023 - 15:52h

Award. The library, winner of the 2023 City of Barcelona Award for Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, is adding more and more awards and nominations to its collection.

Biblioteca Gabriel García Márquez short-listed for the IFLA's 2023 Best Public Library Award

Fri, 09/06/2023 - 14:10h

Libraries. The library has been short-listed for the 2023 Best Public Library Award, presented by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Aladí Catalog of the Municipal Libraries Network


  • Specializations


    Libraries have funds specializing in a subject. Many are linked to the territory : responding to the tradition, culture and interests that have itemized a given neighborhood .

  • Music


    From Barcelona libraries want to awaken your musical curiosity , help you expand your knowledge of music and let you discover little-known artists or genres or minority

  • Cinema


    To find film libraries representative of the many cultures of the world, as well as high schools and cinematographic movements

  • Comic


    Barcelona Library offers users in all libraries , a large collection of comics that gathers the most important titles in the history of this genre, the various styles, trends, geographic origins ... aimed at children , youth and adult.

  • Reading guides

    Reading guides

    Barcelona Libraries regularly produce reading guides on topics of interest to users for both adults and for children.