Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library

António Belém LimaPortugal

Júlio Teixeira Municipal Library is the central library of Vila Real, a municipality on northern Portugal of about 50 000 inhabitants.
It is a two-storey T-shaped building. One of its main features is the entrance tunnel which leads to the atrium.
The entrance hall and the multipurpose room are located on the upper floor of the west-east wing. The adult’s lending and multimedia areas are located on the upper floor of the north-south wing, and the children's room on the ground floor.

Authority and authority type

Município de Vila Real

Title of library in local language

Biblioteca Municipal Dr. Júlio Teixeira

Year of completion



Rua Madame Brouillard
5000- 573 Vila Real
Phone +351 259303080
Fax +351 259308081
Email biblioteca@cm-vilareal.pt

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Category of library

Public Library

Overall Cost

€ 2.153.000
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