Goethe Namibia Library Paulina © Christine Skowski for Goethe-Institut Namibia

The library is open to the general public.There is no charge for using the books and other materials within the library.
To borrow books and other library materials, you need a valid membership card.

  • English translations of books by German authors in the fields of Arts, Architecture, Music, Graphic Design, Photography, Dance, Theater, Film, Contemporary History and Literature
  • German daily newspapers and magazines
  • Reference books and dictionaries
  • Feature films, children's films and documentary films on DVD
  • Music CDs
  • Computers with broadband access available for your CD-ROM and internet research
  • Multimedia based materials to aid the study of German as a foreign language 
To borrow media (books, videos, CDs, CD-ROMs, magazines, media packages), you need a valid library card. The fee is 800₱ for adults and 500₱ for students of universities and schools. Membership for language course participants at the Goethe-Institut is free and valid for the duration of their course.
You can register online on our website. Please fill out this form in advance in order to submit the most important information for your registration and to confirm your e-mail address. Afterwards, drop by the library within the next 7 days to complete the registration process. The library team will also be happy to assist you during a personal visit.
Books : 2 weeks
CDs, DVDs : 2 weeks
The loan period may be extended, provided that other library users have not reserved the materials.
For renewals, please contact us at:

Tel: +63 2 8405723 to 24 / 8170978
New Acquisition list and catalogues (CDs, CD-ROM, DVDs) can be requested online:
Request form

neue Kinder-Bücher in der Bibliothek
neue Bücher in der Bibliothek (Reisebücher und Literatur)