BIOtecas, Valongo


Project initiated by the Municipality of Valongo, created and promoted by the Municipal Libraries of Valongo, which aims to allow access to books more quickly and “without limits”, contributing to the preservation and maintenance of the municipality’s biodiversity. This is a book sharing program available to citizens and/or residents of the municipality of Valongo in open public spaces, that is, in green leisure areas of the municipality such as parks, gardens and squares.
The word BIOteca comes from the combination of the terms Biodiversity and Library.


Municipal Libraries of Valongo


General public


It promotes human and cultural development.

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Goal 1
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Goal 12
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources
Goal 13
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Goal 15
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Focus on human development with culture, creativity & quality of life