Library

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#Meetonline

Due to the current situation the Goethe-Institut Glasgow including its library remains closed until further notice. Until we reopen, all library loans are automatically renewed. There will be no charges for anything on loan until that point.

Our digital library 'Onleihe' is still accessible 24/7! Sign up to our newsletters and follow us on social media to receive information on all our digital offers!

Check out updates from your Glasgow branch!  

Opening Hours

 Self-service
 Opening Times:

 Mon - Thu: 09:00 - 21:00
 Fri: 09:00 - 16:00
 Sat: 09:00 – 13:30
 
 Staffed Service Times:

 Mon - Wed: 16:00 - 18:30
 Thu: 11:00 - 18:30
 Fri: 09:30 - 12 noon
 Sat: 09:30 – 13:30
 

Contact

Goethe-Institut Glasgow
3 Park Circus
Glasgow G3 6AX
Tel. + 44 141 3322555
library-glasgow@goethe.de

What we offer

Lending

Our library is open to the public and you can find an up-to-date and representative selection of media in German language and in translation, reflecting trends and current topics in Germany.

eLibrary

Our digital library Onleihe offers access to more than 20,000 German-language media such as e-books, audio books and music, newspapers, magazines and films, free of charge.

Meeting Point for Translators

A regular opportunity for literary translators to discuss practical and theoretical joys and issues related to their work. Free Admission!

Meet and Practice

Various free events around the topics of German language and culture take place at the Institute on a regular basis. Enhance your knowledge of Germany! All welcome.

Translation funding

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

Latest news

German Books in Translation © Goethe-Institut Glasgow

Book Blog: Literary Tastings

Putting German books in translation alongside recent UK book trends.

New Books in German

New Books in German

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

German Riveter © Axel Scheffler

The German Riveter

Interested in German literature? The “German Riveter” magazine contains a great many recommendations by the European Literature Network! All books mentioned can be found in our library in London or in our digital library – free of charge!