Library
Lending Service

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Our Pickup Service: order media online

The library is temporarily closed to visitors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, this does not mean that you cannot borrow our media. Using the library catalog, you can conveniently select books, DVDs and CDs from your home, order them and then collect them in person or via ojek. And around the clock! How? This information sheet provides instructions:

Pick-Up Service Instruction (PDF)

Feel free to contact us at any time if you need help or have any questions:
biblio-bandung@goethe.de
WhatsApp: +62 811 211 6148

Lending Service

The library has a stock of around 4,500 media, which we are constantly updating.
 
You will find:
  • Books on selected German-related topics in German, sometimes also in English or Indonesian
  • Materials for learning German
  • Current German magazines
  • Feature Films and Children's and Youth Film on DVD, some with English subtitles
  • Video and board games
  • Reference books and dictionaries
  • Workstations with Wi-Fi
 
We offer expanded inventories in our main topics:
  • German as foreign language
  • German Literature
  • Architecture
  • Film
In online catalog (OPAC) you can get a detailed overview of our collection and search for specific media.
To borrow media, a valid library card is required. A loan is only possible for people who live in Bandung.
 
The annual fee will not be charged until further notice during the Covid-19 pandemic. Free registration is possible via our online form.

Language course students of the Goethe-Institut receive a free membership for the duration of their course upon presentation of the student card.
You can register online on our website.
 

Online Registration

Books, CDs and DVDs: 4 weeks

Media can be returned to the Goethe-Institut security service around the clock. Please make sure that the media is packed safely.
If you already have a library membership, you can register in our online catalog (OPAC). The personalized use of OPAC offers you the following advantages:
  • Display of borrowed media including due date
  • Extension of the loan period of your media
  • Insight into outstanding and paid fees
  • Purchase proposals for the library's media collections
  • Commenting on media
  • Overview of the media you have borrowed in the past

To be able to use this service, you have to be approved once by the library team. Please contact the library team on your next visit or apply for the activation.
If the media you have borrowed are not pre-ordered by other users, the loan period may be extended once.

You can comfortably extend your media online in our library catalog after you have logged into your personal user account.

>> Media extension online

Should you require assistance, please check our website for further information or contact us via WhatsApp.