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Biblioteca Pública del Estado en Las Palmas is the public library of the city. Books, magazines and audio visual reference materials are available for rental. You can also avail the reading room facility, incase you do not want to don’t take the books or documents on rent; the library also has internet access. For more details call ahead.
Café Despacio is a cozy and comfortable venue in the heart of Las Palmas that hosts a variety of cultural events. A host of events that range from musical performances, film screenings, story sessions, book readings and many fun activities take place here. There is food, music and merry making for everyone. Café Despacio beckons the culture vultures of the city.
This little haven of peace is located in the centre of the big city of Las Palmas, next to Calle Triana and very close to the bus station. Parque San Telmo is where a wide range of people go every day looking for peace. It used to be called Parque de Cervantes, and it currently covers 17300 square meters, with trees and plants typical of Gran Canaria. Various events and fairs, such as the Feria del Libro (Book Fair) and the South American Products Fair, are held here.
A venue for performing arts, Sala Insular de Teatro is an important cultural hub in the city. Plays, concerts and performances regularly take place here. With a capacity of 206 people, the theater is perfect for those who want to organize, small, intimate celebrations, corporate meetings or live music events. The theater also comprises of a pleasant courtyard which is a great space for catering services. If you are here to watch a performance, arriving early to buy tickets is highly recommended.
In operation since 1999, Teatro Cuyas has evolved to become an important cultural landmark of the city. Whether it is musicals, classical and contemporary dance performances, plays or concerts, the theater organizes events to suit everyone’s diverse tastes. Besides the cultural performances, Teatro Cuyas also conducts screenings of short films and documentaries. With a seating capacity of 800, the venue is also perfect for those who want to organize grand private events and celebrations, corporate events or conferences.