Libraries & Book Exchanges

Muenchner Stadtbibliothek
Central library open Monday to Friday from 10:00-19:00 and Saturday from 11:00 to 16:00. Local branches open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00-19:00 and Wednesday from 14:00-19:00. English books available. See website for addresses.
Calibre Audio Books
UK charity, Calibre, supplies audio books in English on cassette or disk to visually impaired and disabled people. The free service is available to members (registration can be made via the website). Free postal service to anywhere in Europe.
Stadtbibliothek Schwabing
German library which has regular storytelling sessions, free of charge, in English twice a month for 3-6 year olds. See website for current dates. At Hohenzollernstr. 16, 80801 Munich.
Website for the exchange of secondhand English-language books.
Poetry society with library. Books from all over the world. Open Monday and Wednesday from 10:00-13:00, Tuesday and Thursday from 15:00-21:00 and Saturday from 12:00-18:00. At Amalienstrasse 83a, 80799 Munich.
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (also known as the BSB, or Stabi) lending library with some English books. Issue desk open Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 19.00. At Ludgwigstrasse 16, 80538 Munich.
Amerika Haus
In-house library with a large selection of books and multi-media and computer facilities for library users. Open Monday to Friday from 13:00-17:00 and Wednesday from 13:00-20:00. At Karolinenplatz 3, 80333 Munich.
Blutenburg International Children’s Library
The worlds largest library for international childrens books and multimedia. See website for detailed information. Lending library open Monday to Friday from 14:00-18:00. At Schloss Blutenburg, 81247 Munich.