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City library

The „Stadtbibliothek Bonn“ is the public library of the City of Bonn.

City library opens for lending and returns

The Bonn City Library and its branches are once again open exclusively for borrowing and returning media. Neither a prior appointment nor a negative test result are required for this. The library card is required for the visit and there is an obligation to wear a medical mouth-nose protection.

The length of stay in the libraries is limited to 30 minutes. All facilities open during normal opening hours. However, the Beuel and Bad Godesberg district libraries remain closed on Saturdays.

The opening hours in detail:

  • Central Library in the House of Education: Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Music Library, Bad Godesberg District Library, Beuel District Library and Tannenbusch District Library: Tuesday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dottendorf District Library and Endenich District Library: Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to noon and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Integrated Auerberg District Library: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The outdoor return station in the Central Library is only in operation during opening hours. The Brüser Berg district library will remain closed until mid-July due to ongoing renovation work. Reminder fees are currently being charged again.

City library

The City library

  • is open to all citizens independent of their political or religious orientation
  • serves the general spreading of literature and information
  • has a media stock of about 320 000 media items
  • promotes education, training and further education
  • facilitates professional routine work
  • contributes to an active and creative leisure time
  • promotes the movement for literature and for reading
  • brings together traditional and modern media culture
  • is a vivid meeting place for citizens of all age
  • offers a network of 8 libraries distributed all over the city
  • is looking forward to welcoming you too!

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