Poblenou is a treasure trove of wonderful small shops, cafés, bars, and restaurants all waiting to be discovered. And among these treasures are the barrio’s many fantastic second-hand bookshops. Here at ShBarcelona, we’ve rounded up a few great shops in Poblenou where you can donate used books. So if you’ve got too many dusty books lying around or just want to make some space in your home, what better way to do it than to donate them? You might even find a few great reads to bring home with you in the process at one of these bookshops.
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With over 10,000 titles in their database, La Retrobada sells used books and accepts donations of all kinds. Their collection includes all types of genres and languages, so you won’t have any problem donating whatever you’ve got to them. The bookshop was opened with the idea of bringing books from all over the world to the small community of Poblenou. The shop itself offers cultural activities and has a selection of small publication books and magazines on sale. Drop by the space to donate your used books and discover their collection of secondhand titles.
Address: C/ Marià Aguiló, 124b baixos
Opening Times: Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, closed on Sunday and Monday.
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Re-Read Libreria Lowcost
There are several Re-Read Libería Lowcost shops dotted around the city, one of which is in Poblenou. The general idea of this shop is to sell secondhand books at a cheap price. They keep the pricing simple: One book for three euros, two books for five, and ten books for ten euros. They do accept donations, but they also offer to buy your books if you prefer the money. Additionally, you can do an exchange and trade your used books in for some of theirs.
Address: C/ de Castella, 08018 Barcelona
The barrio of Poblenou might be small, but its also home to a number of specialist shops like these. So whether you’re a book lover or just want to free up a little space on your shelves, these shops are a great option for donating used books.