Düsseldorf public libraries are open for visitors

Central library: Entrance is possible with a library card registration or registration in a list. Monday to Friday from 10am to 8pm (to 7pm with library staff) and Saturday from 10am to 6pm (to 2pm with library staff)

We kindly ask that you observe the current hygiene regulations and wear a face mask covering your mouth and nose when using the library. Please follow the instructions of library staff and keep your distance.

What is possible:

  • Returning/borrowing books and other media
  • Service - for example fine or account queries
  • Registration
  • Information
  • Internet at few places and Wifi
  • Working and studying at single desks
  • Copying and scanning
  • Reading newspaper in the Lesefenster keeping distance
  • 3D-printing
  • Library tours and events keeping distance

What is NOT possible:

  • Groups
  • VR, gaming in LibraryLab
  • Games in the children's library

The branch libraries (except for the Children's Library In der Donk, which will remain closed as the Children's Centre is currently closed) will reopen for users on Monday 25 May 2020. There are, however, a number of rules that must be observed:
No more than 10 - 20 people at any one time are allowed inside each library. Every customer must therefore collect a basket or bag upon entering the library. Entrance is possible with a library card registration or registration in a list.
In addition, library users will need to wear a facemask covering their nose and mouth. Handsanitser will be available and all users will be expected to adhere to the current hygiene and safety regulations, to follow the instructions of library staff and to keep their distance.

What is currently possible in the branch libraries:

  • Borrowing and returning of books and other media
  • Limited customer service
  • Use of the Internet if it is possible/WiFi
  • Work and study at single desks
  • Copying if it is possible
  • Reading newspapers and magazines if you can keep distance
  • Some events if we can keep distance

What is not currently possible in the branch libraries:

  • Tours and some events
  • Group visits
  • Drinking coffee in the Lesecafe
  • Playing in the children's library

 

Libraries and services

Contact

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

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

  • Informations in several languages

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