Books, culture, coffee and more…

La Librera is a meeting place around books and reading, and it is also a place for dialogue and creation. We invite you to visit our Facebook page regularly to learn about our readings, book launches, tertulias, and other activities and initiatives taking place in our physical and virtual space.

December 21st – Alberto Bejarano – Poetry Reading

Alberto Bejarano es cuentista y poeta de palimpsestos. Se desempeña como investigador en literatura comparada en el Instituto Caro y Cuervo y profesor de la Maestría de Artes de la Universidad Nacional. Ha publicado los libros de cuentos Y la jaula se ha vuelto...

December 14th – María del Rosario Laverde at La Librera

Saturday 14 of december 2019Invitamos a María del Rosario a leer de sus poemarios Condición de Forastera y Memoria de Jirafa. María del Rosario es graduada de la carrera de Estudios Literarios de la Universidad Nacional, invitada a eventos como PoemaRío en...

Grand opening

In the best event for culture in Santa Marta. A space full of flavor and knowledge. Come meet La Librera and want to visit again. We will have an event full of surprises, with lots of music, lots of movies, lots of books and lots of activity announcements for this...


Initiatives and institutions that collaborate with us:We are interested in collaborating with individuals, institutions, projects, and initiatives akin to our vision. We welcome proposals for collaboration. We are currently developing projects with: Fundación guion...

We recommend…

Here are some of the recommended titles you will find in our stacks.

The Reader/Der Vorleser

Bernhard Schlink


The English Patient

Michael Ondaatje



Chico Buarque



Laura Restrepo


La ceiba de la memoria

Roberto Burgos Cantor


Visit us!

You are welcome to visit us at our home in the historic district of the city of Santa Marta (Magdalena, Colombia). Our address is Calle 20 #8 – 37 (near Parque San Miguel). You can also reach us by e-mail at  and follow us on Facebook and Instagram. 

 For book requests, orders, and other inquiries, to discuss potential collaborations, or to participate in our events and projects, please contact us via e-mail or Facebook.


Calle 20 #8-37
Santa Marta, Magdalena



Monday to Saturday:

2:00 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Sunday: Closed


Visit us or contact us via e-mail or Facebook if you are interested in ordering books or proposing an activity. We invite you to learn more about us and our activities and various cultural initiatives!

Director: María Constanza Guzmán


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Web design: Teddy Ramírez

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