The holdings of Espaço Atlântida, of which the library of Alberto Manguel constitutes the nucleus, consists predominantly of literature and non-fiction in the arts and humanities.

Areas of special note include modern literature in English, French, and Spanish, with smaller groups in several other languages, among them German, Italian and Portuguese.


In addition to those,
the following stand out
Dante & the Commedia
Artists’ books
Mystery collection
A well-preserved library of mainly twentieth-century books in very good condition for use and display, the mixture of ancient, medieval and modern voices  form  a  deep  and  heterogenous  expression  of  the  principal  themes  and  questions  of humanity.
Those interested in book history will also find source material in terms of historical editions, examples from early centuries of print, and rare items including manuscripts and volumes with inscriptions, annotations or other kinds provenance evidence.