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

Goethe-Institut London Library Christmas Tree 2 © Goethe-Institut London

Goethe-Institut London Library Secret Santa

Treat yourself this Christmas and come to see our Christmas Tree in the Library.
"A book - a pound" in support of Amnesty International.

New Books in German

New Books in German

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