To help visitors to the Bpi to make the best use of its resources and services and to assist them on a daily basis, the Library offers, in addition to its cultural events and remote services, a range of mediation services on-site, that are accessible free of charge: 
  • Tours of the Library and of the exhibitions 
  • Workshops
  • Special services 
  • Selected documents and special show spaces
The Librarians are present at each information desk to orient you, inform you and help you in your document research.
Don’t hesitate to ask them!



For new arrivals or long-standing regulars, alone or in a group, teachers or members of an association, the Library offers a whole range of free tours, with or without a reservation and adapted to the...


The Bpi regularly holds workshops for learning and creativity in such varied activities as foreign languages, job searches, making video and audio recordings, digital technologies and information tech...

Special services

In order to provide a rapid response tailored to all our visitors’ questions on different subjects, the Bpi has concluded partnerships with several associations. You will be put in touch with an exper...

Salons et sélections documentaires

To enable the public to discover the variety of the collections of the Bpi, the librarians regularly select documents in connection with current events or the events offered by the Bpi.