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Notice of closure and user services situation

In accordance with the instructions established by the Government of the Generalitat related to the Coronavirus Covid-19, the Library of Catalonia will be closed to the public and  all activities postposed from March 13th until further notice.

Regarding services to users and professionals they wil be attended as far as possible.


Virtual Pass and Card Request: You can continue requesting virtual passes, but they cannot be processed until the library reopens to the public.

Loan: All current loans have been renewed until June 30th. The PUC Consortium Loan Service allows you to request documents, but they will not be processed until the libraries are reopened, and depending on the volume of requests, the service may experience delays.

In case the loan term has not been modified for any reason, the days elapsed since March 13 will not be taken into account.

Virtual bibliographic information Ask a librarian: we will answer you as much as possible.

Consultation of digitized collections and electronic resources: you can access the digitized collections of the library and, if you have a card, the electronic subscription resources.

Document Request: You can request documents through the online catalog. When the library is reopened, they will be searched in order of request. If there is a high volume of requests, the service may be delayed.

Reproduction of documents: Reproductions can be requested through the form and by email. When the library reopens, they will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. If there are many requests, the service may be delayed.


Legal Deposit number application: It has been  enabled a system for giving Legal Deposit numbers. To access the  allocation of legal deposit numbers please write to: 

Barcelona Legal Deposit Office: 
Girona Legal Deposit Office:
Lleida Deposit Legal Office:
Tarragona Legal Deposit Office: