Online Catalogues


We are happy to inform you that the International Youth Library opens again on Monday, 11th May 20202.

Please note!

Due to stock restructuring from June 2019 to September 2020 we can offer only limited service in the reference library.

Some parts of our collections are temporarily not accessible. If you have any questions regarding the availabilty, please contact Ms. Zimmermann at

Please order books at least 3 weeks prior to your stay in the reading room.

Thank you for your cooperation.



The complete holdings of the International Youth Library, including approx 4,300 posters and 70,000 titles from the historic collections, can be found in our online database.

IYL Online Catalogue

Childrens Library Catalogue

Poster Collection Catalogue

White Ravens Database

Literary Estates' Catalogue

Michael Ende Bibliography Primary Literature
Michael Ende Bibliography Secondary Literature