Juan Ramón Molina National Library

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The National Library Juan Ramón Molina (in Spanish Biblioteca Nacional Juan Ramón Molina) is the national library of Honduras, containing more than 40,000 volumes. It was founded by Antonio R. Vallejo,[1][2] with the support of Secretary Marco Aurelio Soto and Ramón Rosa. The library was established August 27, 1880, during the administration of Marco Aurelio Soto through an agreement on February 11, with a budget of one thousand pesos. It was renamed after the poet Juan Ramón Molina in 2009.[3]

The Biblioteca Nacional de Honduras is a public institution governed by the Secretary of Culture, Artribunas and Sports. Its mission is to compile, catalog, classify, conserve and spread all published documents in the country as well as foreign publications.


  1. ^ Rolando Sierra Fonseca (March 30, 2014). "Antonio R. Vallejo y la historiografía fundante en Honduras" (in Spanish). La Tribuna. 
  2. ^ Mario Argueta (July 4, 2014). "Antonio R. Vallejo: Padre de la historia nacional" [Antonio R. Vallejo: Father of the National History]. El Heraldo. 
  3. ^ Rebautizan Biblioteca Nacional de Honduras como Juan Ramón Molina