Media Drop-off Service © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

16.07.2021 - 01.08.2021 | 10 AM - 4 PM
Media Drop-off Service

You can now simply drop off the borrowed library media at the entrance of our institute.
While availing the service, please be cautious of the following the do's and don’ts for your as well as the safety of our staff. The service is available each day between 10 am to 4 pm from 16.07.2021 until 01.08.2021.

1. Visit the institute only during the aforementioned hours;
2. Wear a mask, follow social distancing, and adhere to Covid protocols

1. Queue up outside the institute;
2. Shelf browsing and in-person services

Library Closure

In response to current pandemic developments, the library at the Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi will remain closed to the public until further notice. All information related to the reopening of the library will be communicated here.

Library New Delhi © Goethe-Institut/Sanyam Bajaj


You will find a selection of media in German language and in translation in the library: books, magazines, films, music, apps and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany.

What we offer


The library is open to the public, for anyone who wants to use its books and media or seeks information related to Germany.


The eLibrary is the virtual library of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan in India which allows you to borrow digital media.


Meet and Practice German

Join us for one of our events to practice your German language skills and learn about German culture.

Library Visits

The library offers library visits and guided tours for school classes, German language courses and students as well as for interested institutions and groups.

Info Sessions

Our newly curated Info Session is a monthly event with three main areas of focus: Study in Germany, Learn Something and A Day in the Life.


Translation funding

Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.

Service and Partnerships

Resource sharing, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians.