What do we accept?

A library accept books and other items in good condition that have something to do with:

· its local collection

· its specialist collection or centre of interest

It also accept other items defined in the collection development policy of Biblioteques de Barcelona (p. 45)

What should you do beforehand?

· If you're donating more than 10 items, you should make a list and take it to the library (giving the titles, authors, publishers and years of publication)

· Remember that any accepted will become the property of the library

· In the case of special donations (number of copies, the significance the works hold for the donor) a collection transfer agreement must be established with the Biblioteques de Barcelona Consortium

Please contact us before you bring your books over directly

When should you bring books to the library?

· Once the library has approved the donation, a day will be arranged for its delivery

District and neighbourhood waste and recycling centres
Entitled "El racó dels llibres" (The book corner), the district and neighbourhood waste and recycling centres provide a space for passing on books to other users.
Tel.: 900 226 226

Other centres that accept donations

You are advised to contact them before you make any donation

Foundation Formació i Treball (Càritas)
Novels and child books, any language
Llull, 430-438
08930 Sant Adrià de Besòs
Tel.: 933 034 100

Raval Children's Centre
School text books (none more than two years old)
Junta de Comerç, 16
Tel.: 933 170 013

Fundació Engrunes
Any type of book
Sant Màrius, 53 - botiga [shop]
Tel.: 902 360 387

Fundación Familias Unidas
Spanish-language children's books
Tel.: 902 162 016

Gremi de Llibreters de Vell de Catalunya
Apartat Llibreters [Booksellers Section]

Jojos llibres
Via Júlia, 48-54 local 2
Tel. 931 758 373

Pa Cha Mama. Bolivian foundation
Spanish-language books
Villarroel, 108
Tel.: 934 517 111

Prison Service
Books post-2005 edited, except encyclopedias
Tel.: 932 140 172