Goethe de Library



The Goethe Institute library functions in partnership with other libraries and specialised associations in Nigeria and abroad to uphold professional dialogue and interactions. The Goethe Library works together with organisations, universities, and other libraries within the country to arrange workshops, conferences, and seminars in the information sector. Here you will come across events, networking opportunities and professional information for librarians. The Goethe-Institute in Lagos is the German cultural centre, organising and sustaining a wide range of cultural activities that characterise German culture inside Nigeria.

In the Goethe library you shall find the latest collection of printed and audiovisual media both in German and English to keep you conversant about the most modern developments and contemporary topics. The core areas covered by our compilation are literature, geography, German language, cultural studies, and art.

Here is a small list of all the services offered by the library:

• Books in German - language

• Translations of German writers into English

• Dictionaries and reference works

• Documentary and feature films on DVD and Video (with subtitles in English)

• Daily and weekly German newspapers

• German as well as English certified journals

• Cassettes and CDs of literature and music

• CD-ROMs (on German language, Encyclopedia, Literature)

• Databases

• Internet access


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