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.

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.

Latest news


Weihnachtsstimmung am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Foto: Anne Fromm During Christmas time, the library will remain closed from Saturday, 22.12.2018 till Friday, 28.12.2018 and on Tuesday, 01.01.2019. It will resume to the usual hours on Saturday, 29.12.2018, on Sunday, 30.12.2018 and from Wednesday, 02.01.2019 onwards.

We wish our readers Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!