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Libraries of Barcelona!

Libraries of Barcelona!

A lot of people enjoy studying in libraries, and this is a normal thing. Libraries have been with us for thousands of years and are the cultural heritage of every country. They contain all the information about our roots. In addition, they are a great place to learn, read, relax and broaden the horizons of knowledge. In addition in Barcelona, you can find more than 40 libraries open to the public!

Barcelona is a city full of culture, history, historical architecture and museums so am I not surprised that you can find here library basically around every corner. The libraries of Barcelona are known as the most beautiful and very well equipped. Some libraries also offer specific activities and events. And keep in mind that because of big quantity of libraries, most of them are specializing in different areas, for example, women’s literature, novels, etc. That’s why in this article we want to introduce you to the 5 subjectively best libraries in Barcelona where you can spend time with your friends during exams.

#1 Joan Miró library in the Eixample quarter

One of the most beautiful libraries in Barcelona. You can feel there the soul of Joan Miro while studying for your exams. His main idea for the interior design of the library was to make it look-a-like a ship that is sailing in the seas. The library is super cozy and familiar, you can find there a lot of amazing books and also hundreds of publications about Joan Miro.

Address: Carrer de Vilamarí, 61, 08015 Barcelona

Opening hours: Monday and Friday 15:30-20:00, From Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 09:30-13:30, 15:30-20:00, Saturday 10:00-14:00, Sunday closed

#2 Arús public library in the Eixample quarter

Very modern, well-designed Biblioteca, hidden around the streets of Eixample. It is inspired by New York style, so you can find there even a replica of the Statue of liberty! All the project of the building was made by Catalan artist Manuel Fuxa, who was inspired by American culture. Biblioteca is big, so you can find there a lot of places to study and just lose yourself around many interesting books. Founded in 1895, now have in its collections more than 20,000 books.

Address: Pg. de Sant Joan, 26, 08010 Barcelona

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00-15:00, Tuesday and Thursday 15:20-20:30, Saturday and Sunday closed

#3 Francesca Bonnemaison library in Ciutat Vella

Library with the sould, very old and symbolic. One of the first libraries in Europe that was created only for women in Europe. Biblioteca is specializing in womens literature, but of course you can find there also a lot of diffrent themes.

Address: C/ de Sant Pere Més Baix, 7, 08003 Barcelona

Opening hours: Monday and Thursday 15:00-20:00, Tuesday and Friday 09:30-13:30, 15:00-20:00, Wednesday 09:30-20:00, Saturday 10:00-14:00

#4 Biblioteca de Catalunya in Barcelona 

Hidden around the streets of El Raval, we can find the beautiful building of Biblioteca de Catalunya, which has hundreds of years old. The building is an architectural treasure of Barcelona, with so many most important books from Catalonian culture.

Address: C/ de l’Hospital, 56, 08001 Barcelona

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00-20:00, Saturday 09:00-14:00, Sunday closed

#5 Biblioteca Jaume Fuster in Barcelona 

If you like modern and new libraries, this is a place for you. The library is placed around a very popular, tourist area in Gracia. The place is well-known by tourists because this Biblioteca is specializing in tourist content. Opened in 2005 and was designed by the architect Josep Llinas.

Address: Pl. de Lesseps, 20, 08023 Barcelona

Opening hours: Monday 09:30-13:30, 15:30-20:30, Tuesday to Friday 09:30-20:30, Saturday 10:00-14:00, 16:00-20:00, Sunday 10:00-14:00

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