General information about us

Addresses & opening hours  
Find us at 2 locations!
The Berliner Stadtbibliothek (Berlin City Library) at 10178 Berlin-Mitte, Breite Str. 32-36.
The Amerika- Gedenkbibliothek (American Memorial Library) at 10961 Berlin-Kreuzberg, Blücherplatz 1. 

Further information is available here

Accessibility
The Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek and Berliner Stadtbibliothek are fully accessible to those with disabilities and have disabled toilets. Further information is available here

We also offer work stations for the vision-impaired with the “Zoomtext” program. 

Our rules
Usage and fee regulations for public libraries in the Federal State of Berlin (BÖBB)
Usage and fee regulations for public libraries in the Federal State of Berlin (BÖBB) in simple language
House rules

Lost property
Have you lost valuables or personal items at the library? Anything we find at the ZLB is kept for 6 months. Please bring your personal ID with you when collecting items. Further information is available here

Donations
We welcome donations of books, CDs or DVDs  that complement our existing resources. Please also understand, however, that we cannot accept all donations. The selection criteria are available here.

Donations meeting these selection criteria are collected at Info Counter 1 at the Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek and Info Counter 5 at the Berliner Stadtbibliothek

Newsletter
Our newsletter provides information about ZLB events, activities and services. Further information is available here

If you don’t find the answers you’re looking for, you are welcome to use the contact form.

The questions are treated as confidential. Your name and email address will only be used to provide the requested information. 

We’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Our service does not include compiling literature lists, conducting valuations, providing transcriptions and translations, providing commercial recommendations, or offering medical and legal advice. 

As an alternative to the contact form, you can also email us at info@zlb.de.