Lending Service

Goethe Namibia Library Paulina © Christine Skowski for Goethe-Institut Namibia


The library is open to the general public. Reference use of the library and information centre is free of charge. To borrow books and other materials, you need a valid library card. To obtain one, please fill in an application form and present one proof of address (driving licence, utility bill etc).

Library cards are available for the following fees:

Children and adolescents:
  • 0 Ghana Cedis
Students of Goethe-Institut Ghana:
  • 0 Ghana Cedis
  • 50 Ghana Cedis for one year

Loan periods:

Books and audio cassettes: 2 weeks 
Videos, DVDs and magazines: 1 week


The loan period may be extended, provided that other library users have not reserved the materials. We regret that loans of videos and DVDs cannot be renewed. For renewals, please contact:
Tel.: + 233 302 776764 / 779769