Best Libraries in Paris

Check out the top Libraries in Paris, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Centre Pompidou
1. The Centre Pompidou
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1217 local reviews
The Centre Pompidou, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 44 78 12 33
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Jimmy
Designed in the style of high-tech architecture, Centre Pompidou is a cultural institution in the Beaubourg ar…
Salma
Designed in the style of high-tech architecture, Centre Pompidou is a cultural institution in the Beaubourg ar…
Kyle
Designed in the style of high-tech architecture, Centre Pompidou is a cultural institution in the Beaubourg ar…
1. The Centre Pompidou
1. The Centre Pompidou
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1217 local reviews
The Centre Pompidou, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 44 78 12 33
Jimmy
Jimmy
Designed in the style of high-tech architecture, Centre Pompidou is a cultural institution in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement. …
Salma
Salma
Designed in the style of high-tech architecture, Centre Pompidou is a cultural institution in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement. …
Kyle
Kyle
Designed in the style of high-tech architecture, Centre Pompidou is a cultural institution in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement. …
2. The François-Mitterrand Library
2. The François-Mitterrand Library
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128 local reviews
Quai François Mauriac, Paris
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+33 1 53 79 59 59
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Louise
In this newly-developed part of the 13th arrondissement, you will find the newest site of the national library…
Mai
The national library is only 5-10 minutes away. It was built some 20 years ago and holds the most precious doc…
Namane
The big modern parisian library. A place to see, in this new district built along the Seine. During the summer…
2. The François-Mitterrand Library
2. The François-Mitterrand Library
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128 local reviews
Quai François Mauriac, Paris
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+33 1 53 79 59 59
Louise
Louise
In this newly-developed part of the 13th arrondissement, you will find the newest site of the national library, with its four book towers on…
Mai
Mai
The national library is only 5-10 minutes away. It was built some 20 years ago and holds the most precious documents of all libraries in Fra…
Namane
Namane
The big modern parisian library. A place to see, in this new district built along the Seine. During the summer there are many music events j…
3. Shakespeare & Company
3. Shakespeare & Company
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109 local reviews
37 Rue de la Bûcherie, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 1 43 25 40 93
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Mimi
Name of 2 independent bookstores on Paris' Left Bank. Serves both as a regular bookstore &as a reading library…
Nathalie
the most famous independent bookstore in the world.it serves both as a regular bookstore, a second-hand books…
Bénédicte
Opened in 1951, it was a gathering place for american writers. Today it serves both as a regular bookstore an…
3. Shakespeare & Company
3. Shakespeare & Company
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109 local reviews
37 Rue de la Bûcherie, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 1 43 25 40 93
Mimi
Mimi
Name of 2 independent bookstores on Paris' Left Bank. Serves both as a regular bookstore &as a reading library, specializing in English-lang…
Nathalie
Nathalie
the most famous independent bookstore in the world.it serves both as a regular bookstore, a second-hand books store and as a reading librar…
Bénédicte
Bénédicte
Opened in 1951, it was a gathering place for american writers. Today it serves both as a regular bookstore and as a reading library, specia…
4. Merci
4. Merci
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343 local reviews
111 Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 1 42 77 00 33
StoreClothing storeHome goods store
Everything is amazing in this shop: the industrial architecture, the interior decoration, the selection of obj…
Amel
It is both a concept store selling furniture, clothes, stationary and jewellery, and a café with a library. Th…
Delphina
Great interior design and clothes co,pet store. The biggest in Paris. You can have a coffee and a piece of cak…
4. Merci
4. Merci
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343 local reviews
111 Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+33 1 42 77 00 33
Bd
Everything is amazing in this shop: the industrial architecture, the interior decoration, the selection of objects, clothes, furnitures... Y…
Amel
Amel
It is both a concept store selling furniture, clothes, stationary and jewellery, and a café with a library. The place is spacious and extrem…
Delphina
Delphina
Great interior design and clothes co,pet store. The biggest in Paris. You can have a coffee and a piece of cake in their Library coffee shop…
5. Bibliothèque François Mitterrand
5. Bibliothèque François Mitterrand
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90 local reviews
Bibliothèque François Mitterrand, Paris
Transit stationTrain stationSubway station
Sophie
A different district in Paris with modern buildings near the river and the big National Library of France (Fra…
Yanyan
Bibliothèque Francois Mitterrand/National Library of France/法国国家图书馆 10mins by walks from the flat.
Chloé & Johann
New district with modern architecture and impressive buildings like the biggest library in Europe.
5. Bibliothèque François Mitterrand
5. Bibliothèque François Mitterrand
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90 local reviews
Bibliothèque François Mitterrand, Paris
Sophie
Sophie
A different district in Paris with modern buildings near the river and the big National Library of France (François Mitterrand Library) RER …
Yanyan
Yanyan
Bibliothèque Francois Mitterrand/National Library of France/法国国家图书馆 10mins by walks from the flat.
Chloé & Johann
Chloé & Johann
New district with modern architecture and impressive buildings like the biggest library in Europe.
6. Le 104
6. Le 104
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324 local reviews
104 Rue d'Aubervilliers, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 53 35 50 00
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Nicolás
It's very difficult to define this place. It's an amazing giant space in which you'll see people doing all sor…
Andrea
Performings arts, visual arts, music, cinema, a library, a café, a restaurant, a kindergarten, a second-hand s…
Lise
A pretty new and cultural place with a lot of life: people juggling and dancing Hip-hop all the time, exhibiti…
6. Le 104
6. Le 104
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324 local reviews
104 Rue d'Aubervilliers, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 53 35 50 00
Nicolás
Nicolás
It's very difficult to define this place. It's an amazing giant space in which you'll see people doing all sort of cultural activities: peop…
Andrea
Andrea
Performings arts, visual arts, music, cinema, a library, a café, a restaurant, a kindergarten, a second-hand store, an organic shop and mark…
Lise
Lise
A pretty new and cultural place with a lot of life: people juggling and dancing Hip-hop all the time, exhibitions with pictures or photos, l…
7. Médiathèque Marguerite Duras
7. Médiathèque Marguerite Duras
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21 local reviews
115 Rue de Bagnolet, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01 55 25 49 10
Establishment
Sion
This multimedia library is where I go to work! If you want a free place to lounge and read the paper, connect …
Maruschka
Public library, cinema and multi-media center for kids and adults. Offers parking possibility. In the same com…
Paméla
Parce que vous pouvez consulter sur place des livres, magazines dans un bel espace / You will be able to brows…
7. Médiathèque Marguerite Duras
7. Médiathèque Marguerite Duras
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21 local reviews
115 Rue de Bagnolet, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01 55 25 49 10
Sion
Sion
This multimedia library is where I go to work! If you want a free place to lounge and read the paper, connect to WiFi, or listen to CD's, pu…
Maruschka
Maruschka
Public library, cinema and multi-media center for kids and adults. Offers parking possibility. In the same complex, entrance from Rue de Bag…
Paméla
Paméla
Parce que vous pouvez consulter sur place des livres, magazines dans un bel espace / You will be able to browse several books, magazines in …
8. Artazart
8. Artazart
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71 local reviews
83 Quai de Valmy, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 40 40 24 00
Book storeStorePoint of interest
Rémi
La meilleure library de Paris ! Orienté art, graphisme, photographie, décoration, design et architecture. Bes…
Pascal
Library for graphics, photographers, and designers. Small souvenir to bring back home
David
One of the best library about Art & Design in Paris
8. Artazart
8. Artazart
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71 local reviews
83 Quai de Valmy, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 40 40 24 00
Rémi
Rémi
La meilleure library de Paris ! Orienté art, graphisme, photographie, décoration, design et architecture. Best bookstore in Paris ! Arts, d…
Pascal
Pascal
Library for graphics, photographers, and designers. Small souvenir to bring back home
David
David
One of the best library about Art & Design in Paris
9. Gaité Lyrique
9. Gaité Lyrique
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135 local reviews
3bis Rue Papin, Paris
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+33 1 53 01 51 51
Art galleryPoint of interestEstablishment
Anita
Very beautiful cafe / bar on the 1st floor - a must The museum is one of the most recent ones of Paris …
Antoine
Gaité Lyrique is the museum for digital culture in Paris. Art, Library, and video games ! The building is abso…
Alexandre
This multimedia exhibition space looks at how media and design influence our lives. There is lots of common sp…
9. Gaité Lyrique
9. Gaité Lyrique
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135 local reviews
3bis Rue Papin, Paris
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+33 1 53 01 51 51
Anita
Anita
Very beautiful cafe / bar on the 1st floor - a must The museum is one of the most recent ones of Paris Take a peep as it is worh goin…
Antoine
Antoine
Gaité Lyrique is the museum for digital culture in Paris. Art, Library, and video games ! The building is absolutely amazing, do not miss it…
Alexandre
Alexandre
This multimedia exhibition space looks at how media and design influence our lives. There is lots of common space such as a library, childre…
10. Halle Saint-Pierre
10. Halle Saint-Pierre
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133 local reviews
2 Rue Ronsard, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 42 58 72 89
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Patricia
Very good museum, around raw art. Art brut. Good library. Le Musée le plus proche de chez moi, avec de très be…
Romain
A XIXth c. market hall transformed into a exhibition center and museum for Raw and Outsider Arts, plus a nice …
Chloé
Beautiful, original exhibitions ; and a really great library, with a lot of art, ethnology, psychology, anthro…
10. Halle Saint-Pierre
10. Halle Saint-Pierre
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133 local reviews
2 Rue Ronsard, Paris
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+33 1 42 58 72 89
Patricia
Patricia
Very good museum, around raw art. Art brut. Good library. Le Musée le plus proche de chez moi, avec de très belles et bonnes expositions, pa…
Romain
Romain
A XIXth c. market hall transformed into a exhibition center and museum for Raw and Outsider Arts, plus a nice cafeteria space and a library,…
Chloé
Chloé
Beautiful, original exhibitions ; and a really great library, with a lot of art, ethnology, psychology, anthropology, weird book ; and beaut…
11. MK2 Bibliothèque
11. MK2 Bibliothèque
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136 local reviews
128-162 Avenue de France, Paris
+33 892 98 44 84
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Denis
Grand multiplexe de cinéma avec les fameux sièges pour deux. De nombreux food trucks envahissent le parvis de …
Laura
One of the biggest cinema rooms in Paris, next to the National Library and the Seine banks.
Zoé
Arthouse cinema near by National library of France(Name by Francois Mitterand)
11. MK2 Bibliothèque
11. MK2 Bibliothèque
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136 local reviews
128-162 Avenue de France, Paris
+33 892 98 44 84
Denis
Denis
Grand multiplexe de cinéma avec les fameux sièges pour deux. De nombreux food trucks envahissent le parvis de la Bibliothèque François Mitte…
Laura
Laura
One of the biggest cinema rooms in Paris, next to the National Library and the Seine banks.
Zoé
Zoé
Arthouse cinema near by National library of France(Name by Francois Mitterand)
12. La Régulière
12. La Régulière
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17 local reviews
43 Rue Myrha, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Manon
Library and coffee shop ! La Reguliere is a cool coffee shop slash bookshop on Rue Myrha street in the small …
Myriam
Nice Library just 50 metres away from the flat. It was just open one year ago, and also offers coworking space…
Charles
A nice coffee library to take a tee, coffee or cake
12. La Régulière
12. La Régulière
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17 local reviews
43 Rue Myrha, Paris
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
Manon
Manon
Library and coffee shop ! La Reguliere is a cool coffee shop slash bookshop on Rue Myrha street in the small alternative neighborhood La Go…
Myriam
Myriam
Nice Library just 50 metres away from the flat. It was just open one year ago, and also offers coworking space. Nice coffee otherwise, and h…
Charles
Charles
A nice coffee library to take a tee, coffee or cake