Lending Service

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Aside from visiting our library in person, you can also borrow media online using our media pickup service.

If you’d like to order media online, check out the comprehensive guide to our media pickup service.

Feel free to contact us at any time if you need help or have any questions:
WhatsApp: +62 812 1882 9013

Lending service

The library has a stock of around 40,000 printed and digital 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 documentaries on DVD, some with English subtitles
We offer expanded inventories in our main topics:
  • German as a foreign language
  • Regional studies
  • Gaming
  • Film
Online catalog (OPAC) provides you with a detailed overview of our collection where you can search for specific media.
Residents of the Jabodetabek area can take advantage of our media lending service. You will need a valid library membership card to borrow media.

What are the benefits of becoming a member of our library?
  • You can borrow physical and digital media from our collections at no additional cost.
  • You can use our media pickup service.
  • You will become part of the only public library in Jakarta with a German-language media collection.

Language course students of the Goethe-Institut receive a complimentary free membership for the duration of their course upon presentation of the booking confirmation.
Would you like to become a member of our library? Register online and get our digital library card BibToGo now.

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If you don’t have time to come in person to the library, you can still borrow media using Our Pickup Service.
Using the library catalog, you can conveniently select and order library media from your home and then collect them in person or via ojek. And around the clock! How? This information sheet tells you how:
Feel free to contact us any time if you need help or have questions:
WhatsApps: +62 812 1882 9013
Books, objects, CDs and DVDs: 4 weeks
Magazines and board games: 2 weeks

Media can be returned any time in person at the library, at the Goethe-Institut security desk, or by using the Media Return Box in the parking lot. If you return media at the security desk or via the return box, please make sure that the media are well packed and protected.
If you already have library membership, you can log in to our digital library card BibToGo or online catalog (OPAC). The personalized use offers you the following advantages:  
  • Display of borrowed media including due date
  • Extension of the loan period of your media
  • Information about outstanding and paid fees
  • Purchase suggestions for the library’s media collections
  • Comments about media
  • Overview of the media you have borrowed in the past

The library team must first activate this service for use. Please talk to the library team on your next visit or contact us.
If the media you have borrowed are not pre-ordered by other users, you can extend the loan period twice. Exceptions: board games, magazines and exam preparation materials (call number 438.3) can be extended only once.
You can renew your media conveniently online via the digital library card BibToGo or in our library catalog after you have logged into your personal user account.
Media extension online
Should you require assistance, feel free to contact us via WhatsApp +62 81218829013.

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Goethe-Institut Jakarta
Jl. Sam Ratulangi 9-15
Jakarta 10350
WhatsApps: +62 812 1882 9013

Monday to Friday: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

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