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Lisbon's Municipal Libraries

The public library – a local gateway to knowledge - provides the basic conditions for lifelong learning, independent decision-making and cultural development of the individual and of social groups.

Bearing in mind UNESCO principles, the Lisboa’s Municipal Libraries Network (BLX) provides library services based on equal access for everyone, without any discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, religion, nationality, language or social condition.


In the BLX it’s possible to consult or borrow books, newspapers and magazines, CD's, DVD's and other documents, secure access to information and communication technologies, attend seminars, debates, visit exhibitions, watch performances, amongst other possibilities that may be explored therein.