Librairie des Colonnes
Librairie des Colonnes is one of the best bookshops in Tangier. It has a selection of great books of French, English, Arabic, and Spanish literature. They also organize events and author readings every now and then.
Extremely cosy with its wooden walls and floor and unique architecture, it’s a good spot to sit down and read a book.
Librairie des Colonnes, Avenue Pasteur, Tanger, Morocco, +212 5399-36955
This bookshop is like no other in Tangier since it is the most authentic in terms of atmosphere, décor, and even people that go there.
It is located in a small street, and visitors can flick through the old books and magazines placed outside. The store also has some tables in front of the shop for those wanting to grab something to eat. There is a new lunch menu served every day and inside, there is art on the walls to contemplate and even more books to choose from.
Les Insolites, 28 Khalid IBN AL OUALID, Tangier, Morocco, +212 5393-71367
Librairie Papeterie Mexique
This small library has amazing newly released books in English. It released books like The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns when they first came out, so it is definitely a good spot for those looking for recent releases to check out.
Unfortunately, they don’t have an area for readers to sit down, but it is definitely worth a visit.
Librairie Papeterie Mexique, Mexique Avenue, Tangier, Morocco, +212 5393-75555
Librairie Papeterie Tingis
This small library has tons of books, mostly in Arabic, but people might find an English one among the endless books perfectly organized. It is located in Al Boughaz Quarter open from 10 am to 2 pm and then again from 4:30 pm to 9 pm.
Librairie Papeterie Tingis, Rue Mhammed Abdou, Tanger, Morocco, +212 5393-34993
Librarie Papeterie La Jeunesse
This is another little bookshop that locals love. It offers a lot of Arabic books, however, but there is always a chance of finding books written in other languages among the stacks.
They don’t have an area to relax and read, but it is located near the medina.