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National Public Library in Girona

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  •  «Opera». National Public Library in Girona © Ministerio de Cultura

    «Opera». National Public Library in Girona © Ministerio de Cultura



Library owned by the state
c/ Emili Grahit, 4C
17002 Gerona
Girona, Catalonia

Telephone+34 972202252

Fax+34 972 22 76 95


The library was established in 1848 in response to the seizure of church property at that time, in order to safeguard and conserve the collections belonging to the convents and religious orders in the province of Girona.

Its bibliographic and documentary collection comprises over 220,000 volumes, including books and periodicals. Its collection of old books contains 153 manuscripts dating from the 13th to the 19th centuries, and 145 incunabula, in addition to monographs which cover the period from the 16th to the 19th century. It also has over one hundred medical books from the 15th to the 19th centuries.

Essential works


The library's collections are included in the Collective Catalogue of Spanish Bibliographic Heritage, created for the purpose of describing and locating books and other bibliographic items held in libraries and Spanish institutions which, for reason of their antiquity, singularity or value, form part of Spain's Historic Heritage.

Come and visit


Sep 01 to Jun 30

Monday A Friday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM


10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closing days: Sundays

Jul 01 to Aug 31

Monday A Wednesday and Friday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Closing days: Saturdays and Sundays

In-house consultation
Newspaper and magazine archive
Bibliographic information
Inter-library lending
Document reservation
Reprography service
Guided tours


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