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Map Library of Catalonia

E-mail:  cartoteca@icgc.cat
Phone: (+34) 93 567 15 00 ext. 3242
Address: Parc de Montjuïc. 08038 Barcelona

See the map

Due to health measures an appointment is required to use the Maps Reading room. You can continue sending your inquiries to the email cartoteca@icgc.cat and consult the digital map library.

Operation of the service in the Reading Room

  • The schedule of the Reading Room is from 9 am to 2 pm. from Monday to Friday only by appointment (Easter, August and Christmas closed). Readind Room will be closed from 23th December 2021 to 9th January 2022. 
  • You can book an appointment by email at cartoteca@icgc.cat.
  • Capacity will be limited.
  • The users must present themselves at the entrance of the ICGC building on the day and time assigned to them, following the access protocols established by the ICGC for external staff. Within the ICGC premises, the user must be accompanied by staff from the Map Library all the time they are outside the Reading Room.
  • There is no external loan or reprographics service. Users will be able to take photographs of the documents consulted.
  • Users must use their personal computers. Only exceptionally, will it be possible to use the computers in the Reading Room.

COVID-19 prevention protocols to be followed

  • Mandatory use of a mask (own) and gloves (which we will dispense you upon entry).
  • Maintain a minimum distance of 2 meters between people.
  • Follow the established circulation routes and the instructions for using the toilets.
  • Try not to touch the common elements, doors, railings, glass, etc.
  • Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, mouth and nose.
  • Wash your hands often or apply hydroalcoholic solutions.


The Map Library of Catalonia offers the following services:

  • Search: The public can look up documents at the Map Library.
  • Lending service: The Map Library does not have an external lending service.
  • Reproductions:
    • Any reproduction of material is subject to conditions of use.
    • If the image you need is in the digital collections, you can download it directly using the toolbar above the images (300 dpi JPG files), otherwise you can request it by sending an e-mail to cartoteca@icgc.cat with your name and surname, telephone number and the register number of the material you need.
    • For document supply services and interlibrary loans, please send an e-mail to sod@icgc.cat


Conferences organized by the Map Library of Catalonia