German Libraries: A Portrait - Berlin
Library of the Year 2011: Anton Saefkow Library
Anton Saefkow Library in Berlin is “Library of the Year 2011”: because it plays a central role in the local community as a place where people of all ages and ethnic origins are welcome.
Serving Members of Parliament – the German Bundestag Library
The Bundestag library provides German Members of Parliament with up-to-date literature and information at a place steeped in history.
Monumental Media Temple: The Grimm Center in Berlin
In the Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Center, the Humboldt University of Berlin has the first central library in its history – and one that is being inundated by inquiring readers.
Slowly Reuniting What Belongs Together: The Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage
With over 23.5 million media units, the Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage is Germany’s largest general academic research library.
Overrun by its users for 100 years: The Central and Regional Library Berlin
Unlike other big cities in Germany, Berlin does not have a library system with a network of numerous branches.
The German National Library: Leipzig – Frankfurt am Main – Berlin
Since June 2006 – when a law finally came into force after a long spell in the pipeline – Germany has had a national library not only de facto but also in name.
Weblog: Librarian in Residence
Impressions, ideas and insights from the library scene in New York and beyond
Text and the City
Expand your concept of beauty by reading our new collection of literary extracts inspired by the Ruhr Metropolis in Germany.
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