Municipal Library of Cascais - Casa da Horta da Quinta de Sta. Clara
The Library is temporarily closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Municipal Library - Casa da Horta da Quinta de Santa Clara is located in a building from the18th century and was the first one to be integrated in the National Network of Public Libraries.
With free access it may be found, on the ground floor of the building, a lobby, am area for children and youth and the Anrique Paço d’Arcos Auditorium. On the first floor you have the reading rooms and a multimedia area.
Outside, a charming outdoor reading area can be foun as well as a pedagogical vegetable garden and a herb garden.
Reference service, Anrique Paço d’Arcos Auditorium, reading rooms, journals and multimedia, specialised research of the local collection, home loans (books and multimedia) and inter-library loans, book drop boxes where you can return books outside opening hours, free access to the internet on local computers and wireless, outdoor reading room