The Quarteira Pole of the Municipal Library of Loulé started with the audiovisual sector, on February 3, 2011. This space provided 10 computers with internet connection, digitizer, printer, video viewing space and music background listening , face-to-face consultation and immediate request for the non-book documentary fund (CD and DVD), consultation of the catalog of municipal and school libraries (for requesting monographs, upon request).
In 2013, the 13th of May opened in the current space in the former headquarters of the Junta de Freguesia, in Largo do Mercado nº3. The Pole’s documentary fund consists of 6 thousand books and 1100 CDs and DVDs and is divided into the following areas: children’s and youth sector, reception, 10 tables with computers with internet connection, space for reading periodicals (newspapers and magazines) , audiovisual sector and adult sector.
The Quarteira Pole is part of the municipal network that also includes the Municipal Library of Loulé and the Pole of Salir (José Viegas Gregório Library).
The reading of the books can be done on the spot or through a home consultation loan. The Library services ensure that any book that is part of the network reaches the reader.