The Media Lounge is open to the public and use of books and media inside the Media Lounge is free of charge.


The eLibrary ("Onleihe") is the free, virtual library of the Goethe-Institut Libanon which allows you to borrow digital media.

Translation programme

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

Points of Contact © Goethe-Institut Libanon/Karim Farah

Points of Contact

The exhibition and public program Points of Contact brings together multi-media responses and investigations into the architecture of the built environment in Lebanon, and its impact on a human bodily experience. [more ...]

B-Movie film still © DEF Media GmbH

Berlin in Film

Regular film screening of Berlin-related movies from the Media Lounge's film collection.

Beirut Short Stories © KFW Stiftung/Goethe-Institut Libanon

Beirut Short Stories

Following the success of Beirut Short Stories in 2016 and 2018, the project to promote young literary talent in the Middle East will continue in Beirut in 2018. 

Bibbus © Goethe-Institut Libanon/ Ghiath al Haddad


The BibBus, provided by the Goethe-Institut Libanon, brings books, games, and entertainment to refugee children and adolescents in Lebanon to stir their creativity and imagination and to provide them with sustainable access to education.

Just Listen! © Colourbox

Just Listen!

Funny stories about horses, witches and football players - read aloud in Arabic and ready for download!