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Teaching and courses

The Biblioteca de Catalunya (BC) offers several modalities of visits and sessions aimed at a school and university public, with the intention of promoting the knowledge of the BC and the cultural legacy that is preserved in it.

Teaching sessions are held at the headquarters at the Hospital Street or at the Arxiu Joan Maragall and include a guided tour around the building.

In the headquarters in the Hospital Street the visits take place during the opening hours of the Library. In the Arxiu Joan Maragall, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 2pm. (Depending on the availability).

The visits last between forty-five minutes and one and a half hour, and they are for free. Groups should preferably be between 5 and 25 people.

Informative brochure (In Catalan)

University teaching sessions

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Teachers have the opportunity to do theoretical-practical classes using documents from the BC that they must previously select. The sessions are complemented by an explanation about the Library.

The BC also offers the possibility of making sessions with an explanation of bibliographic resources related to the subject of study. It can be complemented with a small sample of documents to exemplify the documentary wealth of the institution.

Request (preferably, book it 15 days in advance).

Sessions for high school students

Visits for high school students are adapted to the accomplishment of the research work and give bibliographic strategies useful for its development.

Teaching dossier Joan Maragall Archive for 2nd cycle of ESO and high school (In Catalan)

Request (preferably, book it 15 days in advance).

Sessions for Primary and ESO students

These sesions include a general presentation of the Library and the historical building where it is located, adapted to the age of the students.

Sessions for elementary students —from eight to twelve years— may include the preparation of these didactics guides and the visit to the Roser Capdevila workspace, at the headquarters in the Hospital Street.

Request (preferably, book it 15 days in advance).

Sessions for Adult Education Centres students

These sessions include an overview of the Library and the historical building where it is located.

Request (preferably, book it 15 days in advance).

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Guided tours