Due to the current situation, we are closed.
Until we reopen, all library loans are automatically renewed. There will be no charges for anything on loan until that point.
​On reopening, we will contact you with your new return date.

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Questions? Contact us: Library-Delhi@goethe.de

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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 for librarians

Events, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians.