Current Hygienic Measures

Dear visitors of the International Youth Library,

the library team is looking forward to welcoming you back to our regular opening hours.

In order to make your visit with us as safe as possible, we kindly ask you to observe the following regulations:

FFP2 masks are mandatory in all public areas of the IJB.
The following exceptions apply:

(1) For children up to their 6th birthday, the mask requirement does not apply.

(2) A medical mask is permitted for children and adolescents six to 15 years of age.

(3) Visitors to the study hall are not required to wear a mask at the workplace.


2G+* For museums, exhibitions, guided tours and events.
Children not yet enrolled in school and children under the age of 14 who are undergoing regular school testing are exempt from the 2G+ rule. For these children, the student ID card or a comparable document proving age is sufficient.


2G** in libraries, archives and extracurricular activities (workshops, school class readings, etc.), as well as in the store.

Thank you for your cooperation.


*2G+: Recovered, Vaccinated, additionally Tested (rapid test)
**2G: Recovered, Vaccinated