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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


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 London library for the UK 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

New Books in German

Reviews of new German-language titles - a selection from Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

The German Book Prize

Annual award for the best German language novel.
Even titles still in production when applications are first invited can also be included in the selection process.