Libraries & Book Exchanges

Biblioteca Popular de Santa Teresa
Public library with small collection of English and other language books. Free internet with appointment. Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00. Rua Monte Alegre 306, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro
Fundacao Biblioteca Nacional
The biggest library in Latin America, holds about 9 million items.Website in Prtuguese. Monday to Friday: 10:00-17:00. Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 12:30-16:30. Av Rio Branco 219, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, 20040-008.
Rio Art Books
Import of art books from the US and Europe. New or secondhand books. specialized in books about Tiffany, Faberge, Netsuke, Crystal, Silver, Pottery and Ceramics. Rua General Urquiza 39/401, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22431-040
Library Vinicius de Moraes - Leblon
Public library with some books in English. No childrens or technical books. Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00. Av. Bartolomeu Miter 1297, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro
Baratos da Ribeira
Used books and records (vinyl) store. Has second hand books in several languages. Open: Monday to Friday 09:00-20:00. Saturday: 11:00-16:00. Rua Barata Ribeiro 354, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Close to Siqueira Campos metro station.
Biblioteca popular de Botafogo
Public library with limited collection of English or other language books. Free internet access and WiFi available. Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00. Rua Farani 53, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro