RBMO comprises the libraries of Oeiras, Algés and Carnaxide, which serve the Municipality of Oeiras with a total of about 172,120 inhabitants distributed by 3 unions of parishes and 2 parishes, as well as all the surrounding municipalities. You can find in the Municipal Libraries a diversity of programs, activities and public services for all audiences, as well as a diverse collection consisting of about 150 thousand books, CDs, DVDs, newspapers and magazines, board games, video games and ebooks, in addition to access to two databases of periodicals and academic articles and content, both online; RBMO also provides technical support to the School Libraries of the municipality of Oeiras. RBMO also offers free access to more than 50 computers, and Wifi in all spaces and offers a network of beach libraries during the summer period.
With books nominated by 80 libraries from 35 countries, 4 novels by Irish authors are in the running for the €100,000 prize sponsored by Dublin City Council
NewsNovember 28 2023
2024 Dublin Literary Award Judges Announced
Meet our judging panel for 2024 Dublin Literary Award
VideoJune 2 2023
Highlights from the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony
Katja Oskamp and translator Jo Heinrich win the prize for Marzahn, Mon Amour.
VideoMay 26 2023
2023 Award Winners in Conversation with Rick O’Shea
Author, Katja Oskamp and translator, Jo Heinrich in conversation.