Corona emergency brake

The Central Library remains open to users with a negative Corona test result until Saturday 17 April and offers an alternative returns & 'click-and-collect' service.

Until 17 April the Central Library is open for users presenting a negative corona quick-test result valid for that day. Certificates can be in printed or electronic form and must not be older than 24 hours. Self-test results will not be accepted. Users will also be required to register their visit using their library card. From Monday 19 April on only the return of items and collection of orders & reservations are possible in the Central Library: with 'click-and-collect' users can collect ordered items and make returns during the current opening hours (Monday-Friday 10am-7pm; Saturdays 10am-2pm). New orders can be made via telephone (0211-8994399 and 0211-8994397) or by email at

'Click-and-collect' service at five branch libraries

Benrath, Bilk, Derendorf, Gerresheim and Kaiserswerth branch libraries will open during the standard opening hours for returns and the collection of ordered items only. Important to note: Up to five items per library card can be reserved free of charge using the online catalogue ( The ordering of items by title or topic is also possible by telephone or email. Contact details and guidance on using the online catalogue can be found on the library homepage . A valid library card is essential for both returns and collections at the Central Library and for collections only at the branch libraries. Extension of due- and expiry-dates All due- and expiry-dates for borrowed items and library cards have been extended until 31 May 2021. Inter-library loans retain their current due-dates and cannot be automatically renewed.

The opening times and contact details for the branch libraries are as follows: Mondays and Thursdays: 2pm-7pm; Wednesdays and Fridays: 11am-1pm, 2pm-5pm; Saturdays 11am-1pm. All branch libraries are closed on tuesdays.



Libraries and services


  • Library at the main station:
    Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz 1
    D-40227 Düsseldorf

  • Opening times:
    Monday - Friday
    11 am – 8 pm,
    Saturday 11 am – 2 pm

  • Informations in several languages


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