Library Photo: Katherine Lorimer Library The library will be closed for a two-week summer break from July 18-29. What we offer Circulation Our library is open to the public and the in-house use of books, audio-visual media and information services is free of charge. eLibrary The eLibrary is the virtual library of the Goethe-Institut New York for the USA. This service allows you to download digital media for a predetermined period of time. LIBRARY CATALOG Research our library's physical and digital holdings in our online catalog. FAQ Answers to questions about book donations, residencies, translations and more... Service and Activities German Consultation in the Library Wednesdays from 5:00 - 6:00pm Missed a class? Need help with your homework? Or want to speak German outside of class? Our German consultation is on demand, so please register in advance via an email to email@example.com. German Book Club The Book Club of the Goethe-Institut New York reads contemporary works of German literature. If you'd like to join a discussion with others who are interested in German literature, then this is the place for you. Librarian in Residence The Librarian in Residence blog provides impressions, ideas and insights from the library scene in the United States and Germany. Service for librarians Events, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians.