The HABE Liburutegia is a specialised public library and its main focus is multilingualism.
• The sections of the library
1. HA - Applied linguistics
HA systematically gathers documentation referring to the didactic, sociological, psychological and educational aspects of languages. Also catalogued are analyses of articles on the teaching of Basque and on the sociological, psychological and educational aspects of languages in the Basque Country.
It covers six main disciplines:
- A Sociolinguistics
- B Second language teaching
- C Psycholinguistics
- D Language and education
- E First language acquisition
- F Linguistics
2. EB - Basque Library
EB contains documents published in Basque: literature (novels, stories, drama, poetry, bertsolaritza/extempore Basque verse-making, etc.), social sciences, natural sciences, applied sciences, art, geography, history, etc. It functions as a general library in Basque.
3. MD - Teaching Materials
This section includes material on language learning and teaching. The main languages are: Basque (baq), English (eng), French (fre), Spanish (spa), German (ger), Catalan (cat). There is also material for learning 70 other languages: Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Polish, Italian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Hindi, Swahili and many more.