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National Public Library in Palma Can Sales

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  • 'Libre de Santa María'. National Public Library in Palma de Mallorca © Ministerio de Cultura

    'Libre de Santa María'. National Public Library in Palma de Mallorca © Ministerio de Cultura



Library owned by the state
Plaza Porta de Santa Catalina, 24
07012 Palma
Majorca, Balearic Islands

Telephone+34 971711840

Fax+34 971711833


This library originated during the sale of church lands by Mendizábal between 1835 and 1836, in order to safeguard the collections from the affected convents.

Its catalogue includes a range of outstanding items and comprises several different collections. These include the Antique Collection with manuscripts, incunabula, and printed works from the 16th century to 1958; the Ramón Llull Section, with works by Ramón Llull himself, and studies on his life and work.

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


Monday A Friday

Does not close at midday

8:30 AM to 8:30 PM


9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

In-house consultation
Newspaper and magazine archive
Bibliographic information
Document reservation
Reference service
Reprography service

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