Lending Service

The issuing counter at the Goethe-Institut Jakarta. Photo: Goethe-Institut Jakarta/Dominic Julian

The library is open to the public and use of books and media in the library is free.
A library pass is required to borrow a book. Loans are only available for people who live in Jabodetabek. Please fill in the application form and include a current ID card (KTP Jabodetabek; Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi), along with 2 passport photos (2x3). If you do not have an ID card (KTP, Jabodetabek), then please provide the registration confirmation from your local council. School pupils/Students must include their young persons or student card. Course participants must present their course participation pass.

Library passes are available at the following rates
Adults Rp. 50,000/year
Maximum loan of 10 media, including max. 2 DVDs
School pupils / Students Rp. 50,000/year
Maximum loan of 10 media, including max. 2 DVDs
Course participants Course participants may use the library for free during the course.
Maximum loan of 10 media, including 2 DVDs

Loan periods:

4 weeks: Books and Audio/Video Media
2 weeks: Magazines


If the media have not been reserved, you can extend your loan by post, telephone, fax or email. For loan extensions please contact loan-service