Activities

To access the library, it is necessary to identify yourself at the entrance with an official identity document or Reader’s Card from the library. Backpacks, bags and other personal items must be deposited in the cloakroom service.
 

OPENING HOURS

Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday
4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Summer
From June 27 to September 30 (both inclusive): Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 2022: closed.

Christmas and Easter
Check with the Library

HOW TO GET THERE

Metro L1 Arc de Triomf, L2 Tetuan
Tren R1, R3 i R4 Arc de Triomf
Bus 50, V19, 19, B20, B25, 6, 7, 54, 62
Nearby Bicing stations and bicycle stands Check the map

Accessible to wheelchair users.

A double-door elevator is available in the Arús Library premises. 

OUR ACTIVITIES

Come and discover an històric library

EXHIBITS

OPENING HOURS
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10 h – 15 h
Tuesday and Thursday 16 h – 21 h

Easter opening hours

COVID19: limited capacity

GUIDED TOURS AND LECTURES

Let our expert guides reveal the secrets of this historic library.

Groups and studen lectures must make an appointment.

VIRTUAL TOUR

¡Visit the library from the comfort of your own home!

NEXT
ACTIVITIES

1/12/2022-10/01/2023
La Biblioteca Pública Arús inaugurarà el pròxim 1 de desembre la seva nova exposició: "El Diluvio, el gran diari popular de Barcelona i la Segona República". Com sempre, l'entrada a la Sala d'Exposicions és totalment lliure i es podrà visitar fins al 10 de gener de 2023. 
1/12/2022
La Biblioteca Arús inaugurarà el pròxim 1 de desembre a les 18:30 h la seva nova exposició: "El Diluvio, el gran diari popular de Barcelona i la Segona República". L'acte consistirà en una visita guiada a càrrec del comissari de l'exposició Gil Toll.
13/12/2022
L'acte anirà a càrrec d'Albert Lecina, Sereníssim Gran Mestre del Gran Orient de Catalunya (GOC)​. Presenta l'acte Ernest Ruiz, anterior Sereníssim Gran Mestre del GOC.
15/12/2022
El pròxim dijous 15 de desembre a les 18:30 h es presentarà a la Biblioteca el llibre "Los castillos templarios de España", de Jesús Ávila Granados. La presentació anirà a càrrec de Pepe Figueredo Aguilera, erudit de la història oculta.
20/12/2022
El pròxim 20 de desembre de 2022 a les 18:30 h es realitzarà a la Biblioteca la conferència: "La maçoneria liberal a Espanya: passat, present i futur". L'acte anirà a càrrec de Xavier Molina Figueras, Sereníssim Gran Mestre de la GLSE.
29/11/2022
El pròxim 29 de novembre a les 18:30 es realitzarà a la Biblioteca la conferència "Sanmao, una escriptora entre dos mons", a càrrec de Sara Rovira i Mireia Vargas Urpí, expertes en l'escriptora i la seva obra.

Book sponsorship campaign

Sponsor our rarest treasures

This initiative stems from the need of preserving some of our most valuable documents, be it due to their rarity, importance or fragility. Six of these documents have been selected and will be digitalized as soon as the goal is met, so that they can be accessed and spread without bounds. If you would like to sponsor one of our treasures, you can do so by filling the sponsorship form and donate anything from 10€.

Guillaume Tell [Printed
Music]. Paroles de M.M.
[J]ouy et H. Bis. [ca. 1858].

Rossini, Gioacchino

Rossini’s last opera. It premiered in 1829 in Paris, and became widely successful, a source of inspiration for opera composers for years to come.

Code: GUIMUS
Digitalization cost: 90,86 €

Boletín oficial de la Gran Logia Simbólica Regional Catalana, 1886-1887. 31 núm.

Arús, Rossend

A complete booklet compilation of the first Catalan Freemason obedience as managed by Rossend Arús.

Code: BOLMAS
Digitalization cost: 90,20 €

Diccionario enciclopédico de la masonería: con un suplemento…

Frau Abrines, Llorenç

The first Freemasonry dictionary printed in Spain, containing the first known Arús biography.

Code: DICMAS
Digitalization cost: 478,94 €

La mestressa industriosa, 1883-1884. 2 v.

Gatell, Joan

One of the most influential Catalan cookbooks from the second half of the 19th Century.

Code: MESCUI
Digitalization cost: 70,18 €

Estudios filosófico-sociales. 1882

Llunas, Josep

Original 1882 first edition of a vastly influential philosophic and social study. Which warranted a second printing only a year later. It features assays about anarchy, family and politics.

Code: ESTANA
Digitalization cost: 50,38 €

Qüestions socials. 1891

Llunas, Josep

According to historian Manuel Vicente, Lunas was “the most influential and outstanding leader in the Catalan working class struggle between 1881 and 1896”.

Code: QUEANA
Digitalization cost: 30,14 €

BECOME
A MEMBER

Would you like to become a member of the library? The Arús Library Reader Card will allow you to fully enjoy all the library’s services, get discounts in our products and an automatic subscription to our newsletter.

The Card membership expires in three years. The same conditions apply for renovation.

01
Come to the Arús Library
02
Show an official ID card
03
Bring two passport size pictures
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Fill in the inscription form
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Pay the membership fee (20€)
06
Enjoy the library!