Buchhandlungen & Büchereien


Becoming a member in a public library is free and gives you the possibility to read and rent out books and DVDs, connect to the internet or just work in a quiet environment.

Libraries in Barcelona

Mediateca CaixaForum

The CaixaForum is a cultural center of the bank “laCaixa”. Besides free exhibitions and activities their “Mediateca” offers free access to plenty of books, magazines and DVD’s. A membership costs only a few euros and allows you to rent books and DVD’s.

Mediateca CaixaForum


The big ones which also have literature in foreign languages are FNAC in Plaza Catalunya and la “casa del libro” in “Paseo de Gracia”.