Photo: Goethe-Institut/Loredana La Rocca Media lounge The Media Lounge provides information about a contemporary Germany and developments in the arts, cultural and political life and society by means of new media. Our offerings Circulation The Media Loung is open to the public and use of books and media is free of charge. Circulation terms and conditions Online catalog Book Club The Book Club meets at noon every third Thursdays of the month in the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles Media Lounge to discuss German language literature in German. Further Offerings eLibrary The eLibrary is a digital service offered by the Goethe-Institut New York library for the USA, which allows you to borrow digital media. eLibrary Informationen zur Onleihe Service for librarians Events, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians. Translation grant program Our translation grant program supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.