The Digital Library Card of Goethe-Institut

How about having all services of our library at your fingertips, anytime and anywhere? This is now possible with our digital membership app BibToGo!

Download BibToGo now to your mobile device and carry our entire library in your pocket.

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Why BibToGo?

All services at your fingertips
BibToGo combines the various library services of the Goethe-Institut in one single application. Now you can access these services with just one touch of your finger.

Your benefits
Some of the activities you normally do physically in our library you can now do with BibToGo. This will save you time and gives you access our library anywhere 24/7.
Greener is better

By using BibToGo, you will receive a digital library card you can take with you anywhere. You no longer need a plastic membership card. Reducing PVC is a contribution to environmental protection.



BibToGo is the Goethe-Institut library app.

BibToGo is the Goethe-Institut library app. It is also your personal library account. It gives you access to our media and services whenever you need them.

It is also your personal library account. It gives you access to our media and services whenever you need them.



  1. Step 1: Download BibToGo from the PlayStore or App Store onto your device.
  2. Step 2: Log in with your My account.
  3. Step 3: Activate the app on your next visit to our information desk in the library.

If you have difficulties with BibToGo or have any questions, please check the FAQs on this page or contact us via the support form.


If you can’t find our app under the name BibToGo, try searching for Goethe-Institut. If you still do not find it, please bear in mind that BibToGo is only available in countries where Goethe-Institut libraries already offer this service. You have to use the app store of that country. If you are unsure, don’t hesitate to contact us via our support form.

No. “Mein” is the central login you use to access all of Goethe-Institut’s digital offerings. You can also log in to BibToGo via Mein If you do not yet have an account for Mein, you can set it up when you set up the app.

You can reset your password in the login mask of BibToGo in case you have forgotten it. If you do not have an account with Mein yet, please register in the login mask of BibToGo.

You can register for library use in BibToGo under “My Library Card”. Alternatively, you can register online. General information about library membership conditions can be found here on our website.

After you have installed the app, you need to personally check with library staff in order to activate the personalized functions of the app. You can do so on your next visit to our library. This is a one-time procedure and will take only a few minutes.

After you have installed the app, please visit our library team at the circulation desk to fully activate all functions of the app.

You need to activate the app first. After that, go to the “My Account” menu and find the “Renew” section in the “Checked out” column. Check the items you want to extend, and then click “renew selected” or “renew all” (if you want to extend all your loans). Please also read the library regulations about extending your loan.

Even if you are offline, you can access your digital library card. To do so, simply open the app and then click on the library card icon located under the red bar. The digital ID card will then open, allowing you to borrow media from the library.

No, unfortunately this is not possible. You can only borrow media in your “home” library. If you want to borrow media at another Goethe-Institut, please check with the local staff.

You can read e-books and other digital media through the Onleihe integrated into the BibToGo app. A guide in BibToGo will show you how to activate the Onleihe if necessary. Simply follow the instructions.

No. Currently, BibToGo can be used only on smartphones.

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