Goethe-Institut Singapur Lending Service Photo: Goethe-Institut Singapur/ Tellus

What we offer

Printed materials in German and English such as newspapers, magazines and books on fine arts, German literature, history, philosophy and tourism: 

  • Our newspapers include: Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung 
  • Current magazine selection: Der Spiegel, Focus, Geo, Neon, AD, art, fotoMagazin, Fono Forum, Novum, Auto Motor und Sport, EPD Film, Spiegel Geschichte, Damals, Geo Epoche, Schöner Wohnen, Eltern, Essen&Trinken, Geo Wissen, ADAC Reisemagazin, Sportbild, Cosmopolitan, Joy, Brigitte
  • German movies and music on DVD, videotape and audio-CD on loan and to be played on the equipment offered at the library.
  • Multi-media based materials supporting the study of German as a foreign language
  • Computers with broadband access available for your CD-ROM and internet research - free of charge

The library is open to the public and use of books and media in the library is free of charge. An annual library membership entitles patrons to borrowing privileges from both our physical library and our eLibrary.


To apply for library membership, we require the following:
  • proof of identity (goverment-issued ID)
  • registration form  
  • student ID, if applicable  

Registration Form

You can download our here. Please print out the form, fill in the details and
we will issue your new library card right away.

Please find further details on our Library Terms and Conditions information sheet (below):

Annual library membership fees:

ADULTS S$ 42.80
COUPLES S$ 64.20

For the annual library membership fee, we accept checks payable to Goethe-Institut Singapore or cash only. Should you be interested in becoming a member, please return your completed application and a check to the address below:

Goethe-Institut Singapore
136 Neil Road
Singapore 088865

The loan period may be extended, provided that other library users have not reserved the materials.
For renewals, please contact us via e-mail or call us at +65 6735 4555.