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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.

What we offer


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.

Translation funding

Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.

Service for librarians

Events, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians.

Latest News of the Library

Hong Kong Book Fair 2018 ©Goethe-Institut Hongkong

Hong Kong Book Fair 2018

Goethe-Institut Hongkong collaborates again with the German Consulate General Hong Kong and the Book Information Centre Beijing (the overseas representative office of the Frankfurt Book Fair) in this year’s Hong Kong Book Fair. A collection of award-winning books will be presented at our booth.

Best Book Design from Germany 2017 ©Goethe-Institut Hongkong

Best Book Design from Germany 2017

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.


Football meets Library © Goethe-Institut Hongkong

Football meets Library

With the world cup approaching, the Goethe Library brings the heat up by presenting a Pro Evolution Soccer tournament. Compete on the PlayStation with other German learners from 9 countries in Asia, and win yourself a stipend for a language class in Germany!