The library is open on Wednesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with limited access, subject to safety and hygiene measures.

Visitors should therefore limit their stay to 30 minutes.

Please use our pre-order facility for media through your user account in the OPAC catalogue.

Alternatively, you can send requests for media information to our staff via email:  

Further information on the library's health measures can be found here 

We consider this decision as an important measure to protect our visitors and employees. The library's loans will be automatically extended until 1st of April, 2021. 

Materials can still be accessed in our e-library, Onleihe.  

For further information, please refer to the Homepage of the Library of the Goethe-Institut Tokyo

(published on 01.04.2020)

Library Cataloque

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Welcome to the library of the Goethe-Institut Tokyo!

In our library, you will find a selection of current media in German language and in translation: books, magazines, films, music and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany. To start searching the catalog, enter your search terms at the top of this page.

Click here if like to visit our main website.

(published on 28.03.2019)
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Kennen Sie schon unsere Onleihe? Deutschsprachige E-Books, E-Audios und E-Paper rund um die Uhr bequem von zu Hause entleihen.


Do you already know our eLibrary? German language e-books, e-audio, and e-paper, available to download from home or on the go: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.



Sie suchen DaF-Materialien, Filme, Hörbücher, Kinder- und Jugendmedien und Übersetzungen? Über die erweiterte Suche können Sie in unseren Sammlungen suchen.


Are you interested in German as a foreign language materials, films, audiobooks, media for children and young adults, or works in translation? Using the advanced search function, you can narrow your search by selecting one of our collections.

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