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

In our library, you can learn, do research, engage in discussion, prepare for classes or study for exams - all according to your individual needs. However, this is also a place to unwind, where you can relax, read a newspaper, play games or chat informally with others.

The staff in our library will be happy to offer support and advice on all of the resources and help with the selection of suitable practice materials.

What we offer

  • Deutsch als Fremdsprache (DaF) practice materials for reading, listening, writing, and speaking
  • Grammar books and textbooks
  • Dictionaries and reference books
  • Exam preparation materials
  • Movies and video materials and equipment
  • Our newspapers include: Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung 
  • Current magazine selection: Der Spiegel, Focus, Geo, AD, art, fotoMagazin, Fono Forum, Novum, Auto Motor und Sport, EPD Film, Spiegel Geschichte, Damals, Geo Epoche, Schöner Wohnen, Eltern, Essen&Trinken, Geo Wissen, Sportbild, Cosmopolitan, Joy, Brigitte
  • Free Wi-Fi

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.