During library opening hours users have access to a wide variety of media and resources.
… in addition we offer:
... and at the central library (Alten Steinweg):
With your library card you can borrow items from the central library, all branches, and the bookmobile.
To apply for a library membership card you need to
Your library card is not transferable.
Please inform the library immediately on a
Otherwise you could be held responsible for the misuse of your library card.
The loan period is 4 weeks, or 2 weeks in the case of periodicals and specially marked media.
Users may borrow up to 30 items at a time.
The loan period for any item may be renewed twice, as long as no one else has requested the item. Interlibrary loan items (interloans) may not be renewed.
Films, games, audiobooks, CDs and software labelled as rental items will incur a further rental charge, for the renewal period.
Check the due date on the return slip issued when you borrow (an) item/s. Any item returned past its due-by-date will incur an overdue charge.
Borrowed items can be returned:
Please treat all borrowed items with care. Any loss of, or damage to, a borrowed item will incur charges.
Items out on loan to another borrower can be reserved. Items not out on loan can be requested.
Reservations can be made by all library card holders who have paid their annual or quarterly fee:
Requests can be made:
Once put aside for you, reserved and requested items incur a charge of €2.00 (two euros). The amount will be charged, even if you should no longer wish to borrow the item/s.
|Fees at a glance: Library membership card / registration|
|Issuing a pass|
|For adults||5 euros|
|Children and juveniles under 18 years||3 euros|
|with Münster Pass||free|
|Replacement pass if lost||5 euros|
|User fees age 18 and over|
|for 1 day||5 euros|
|for 3 months (90 days)||8 euros|
|for 12 months (365 days)||24 euros|
|with Münster Pass||12 euros|
|Additional loan fees|
|films, games, audiobooks, music CDs labelled rental with a "€"; per item||1 euro|
|Preorder / reservation|
|per copy||2 euros|
|Interlibrary loan request|
|per copy||3 euros|
| per copy and day from the |
|Children's range||0,30 euros|
|Piano room, per hour 3 euros||3 euros|
|replacement of a lost key||10 euros|
|The use and charging regulations of the Münster Municipal Library are available on request from the information points.|
|Aaseemarkt||Goerdelerstraße 51 - 53|
Telephone 02 51/75 41 99
Telephone 02 51/4 92-42 66
|Hansaplatz|| Wolbecker Straße 97|
Telephone 02 51/4 92-42 55
|Kinderhaus|| In the Bürgerhaus|
Telephone 02 51/4 92-42 77
|Gievenbeck-Auenviertel||(in La Vie)|
Telephone 02 51/3 99 45 88
|Gievenbeck||Bücherei St. Michael|
Telephone 02 51/1 35 66 91
|Bookmobile (Bücherbus)||Stopping places in city areas.|
Telephone 02 51/4 92-42 44
Timetable available in the daily newspaper, at central library, in all branches, and in Internet
Münster Public Library (Stadtbücherei Münster)
Alter Steinweg 11
Telephone 02 51/4 92-42 42
Fax 02 51/4 92-77 24
For information about current opening hours:
Telephone 02 51/4 92-42 42