Current Opening Hours

"KiBi" and Exhibitions are open again!

Dear visitors of the International Youth Library,

We are happy to announce that we can open our doors again!

The exhibition Migrations. Postcards from Artists Around the World and the "Treasure Chamber" can be visited by appointment: 089/891211-0.
Currently, the exhibitions are open Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (last admission) and Fridays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Important information for users of our lending library, the "KiBi":
KiBi is fully accessible again within the framework of our hygiene concept. An appointment is NOT necessary. Please make sure to wear a FFP2 face mask when entering the KiBi. Children under 6 years of age are not required to wear masks, but the distance rules must be strictly observed.Please concentrate your stay in the KiBi on borrowing and returning books. Longer stays are unfortunately not possible.
We do not charge fees after the loan period ends. This regulation applies until 29th March 2021.

The reference library is open to a limited group of users.
The use of the reading room is only possible by appointment: 089/891211-55. FFP2 masks have to be worn in the reading room, the hygiene concept of the International Youth Library must be observed.

Our bookstore is currently closed.

The team of the International Youth Library will continue to be at your disposal by e-mail.

We are looking forward to your visit!


© Photo: Junko Yokota