You will find a selection of media in German language and in translation in the library: books, magazines, films, music, apps and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany.
With the OPEN PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUE (OPAC) you can manage your own library account, extend any borrowed items, and get an overview of all the materials available in our library.
The library is open to the public and use of books and media in the library is free of charge.
The eLibrary is a digital service offered by the Goethe-Institut China which allows you to borrow digital media.
Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.
Events, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians.
Organized by the Stiftung Buchkunst, the 2017 edition of the „Best Book Design from Germany“ competition is completed. Two teams of blue-ribbon juries shortlisted 25 books out of 730 entries after a strenuous selection process.