Children's Library (KiBi)

The children's library is housed in beautiful premises and, in addition to an international lending collection, offers a course and entertainment program for children and families. The Children’s Library contains 27,000 books in over 20 different languages, all of which can be lent out free of charge. The book stocks are constantly updated, so that many new releases and award-winning books can be found on the shelves.

Books in the following languages are available for borrowing:
Chinese, German, English, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Catalan, Croatian, Dutch, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Serbian, Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Czech, Turkish and Ukrainian.

You can find the current program at KiBi here.

Important: When visiting the Children’s Library for the first time, the child’s parent or legal guardian must bring an identification card or passport and registration certificate to create a library card.


Opening hours and lending:

The children's library is open Monday through Friday from 2:00 to 6:00 pm.

Books and other media can be borrowed for up to four weeks. Two renewals of four weeks each are possible, provided the titles have not been pre-ordered by other readers. An extension can only be requested one week before the end of the period. It can be done in person, by phone, by e-mail or online.

Online renewal:

1. Go to the OPAC Children's Library page.
2. Enter your user number in the ACCOUNT tab. This is on your ID card and starts with "047".
3. Enter your password. By default, this is the ID card owner's birthday (in six digits and no periods).
4. Look in the upper right corner on FURTHER OPTION and EXTEND ACCOUNT.
5. Click on "renew".


Useful links and tips

  • Kinderbibliothek

    Loreto Contreras and Marina Klamt
    089 / 89 12 11 60