Library Hongkong Goethe-Institut Hongkong

You will find a selection of media in German language and in translation in the library: books, magazines, films, music, apps and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany.

What we offer


With the OPEN PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUE (OPAC) you can manage your own library account, extend any borrowed items, and get an overview of all the materials available in our library.


The library is open to the public and use of books and media in the library is free of charge.


The eLibrary is a digital service offered by the Goethe-Institut China which allows you to borrow digital media.

Translation funding

Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.

Service for librarians

Events, specialist information and cooperation services for librarians.

Latest News of the Library

Highlight of the month Goethe-Institut Hongkong

Highlight of the Month

Our Library team is pleased to present items from our collection, be it books, films or games, to the public each month. Feel free to leave us comments and share your thoughts with other book lovers!

Goethes Buchklub Goethe-Institut Hongkong

Book Club | The last Saturday of each month

Would you like to learn more about German literature? Do you want to learn more about German books that are interesting to read and not too difficult linguistically? Join us at the Buchspazier Club! At the Buchspazier Club, we meet once a month to "walk" (= get to know) a new book in the first part, and then discuss a book we've already read together in the second part, just like in a book club.

Glossary Paper Conservation in eBook Pineapple Design 2014

Glossary: Paper Conservation

Western books and printed materials are subject for conservation and restoration in and beyond Europe. The new eBook “Glossary for Paper Conservation” is an essential tool for international specialists to find relevant restoration terms in their own language.