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Goethe Institut Chennai Library© Goethe Institut Chennai


At our library, get access to hundreds of print and electronic reference and language resources, browse through the internet, unwind with the latest PS4 games, or attend one of the library’s many events. Our friendly and professional staff is eager to serve you. Welcome to the library of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai!


Our Offers

Lending © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan


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

Online-Catalogue © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

Online Catalogue

Browse our catalog and discover the current selection of print and audiovisual media in German and English.

Onleihe - PC and Laptop Illustration: Maria Tran Larsen © Goethe-Institut


The virtual library allows you to borrow digital media over the free-of-charge platform.

Alles auf Deutsch: Lesekreis_Chennai © Goethe Institut Chennai

Alles auf Deutsch

2nd and 4th Friday of every Month I 5.00 – 6.30 pm
To all those who have done/doing B2 and above, we present an interesting reading circle that will discuss books and authors. An opportunity to speak in German and to awaken your passion for reading German books. To Register for the event

Library Initiatives © Goethe Institut Chennai


A bilingual Storytelling
Every 3rd Saturdays I 4.00 – 5.00 pm
Age group: >4 years 

Creative Workshop © Goethe Institut Chennai


4th Saturday of every month – Creative Workshops
A workshop to make the best out of waste and to create beautiful hand works.
No age limits

Newsletter Subscription

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Lending Service

Tel. + 91 44 28331645
WhatsApp: 9342267878


Tueday - Saturday
09:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays and Mondays