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Open: Mo-Fr 10-20, Sa 12-19
The book return box is in Endla 3, Mo-Su 7-22

German Reading Room


| Deutsche Bibliothek |

is located on the 7th floor of the Library

Head: Leili Naan, tel 630 7360, e-mail leili dot naan at nlib dot ee
Reference librarian: Merili Martinson, tel 630 7360, e-mail deutsch at nlib dot ee
Project manager: Maarika Paun, tel 630 7360, e-mail deutsch at nlib dot ee


  • The German Reading Room gathers and disseminates information on Germany, the German language, and culture.
  • We respond to enquiries in the Reading Room, by phone, e-mail, and post.
  • In collaboration with our partners we organise seminars, academic and cultural evenings, exhibitions, theatre, literature and film evenings.
  • We introduce the Library and our Reading Room to students and schools, and, if requested, provide a thematic lesson.
  • In our Reading Room readers may watch films, listen to music and audio-books and there are places for language study and the use of laptops.
  • Home lending of items


The collections of the Reading Room comprise more than 7 000 items: books, video films, DVDs, CDs, CD-ROMs, audio books, and cassettes.

Main subject fields

  • Language study
  • History and social sciences
  • Fiction

The Reading Room regularly receives 21 journals; in addition, readers may use an online database of the new edition of the literary lexicon Kindlers Literatur Lexicon.

The German Reading Room was opened in collaboration with the Embassy of Germany and the Goethe Instutute on 22 January 1996.

Main cooperation partners

Embassy of Germany
Goethe Institute
Tallinn German Cultural Institute/Goethe Institute
Estonian Association of Teachers of German

The cooperation partners complement our collections with new literature and provide support in arranging language studies and cultural events.


Portal of German towns
Foreign Ministry of Germany
Portal of Germany
Studying at the Universities of Germany
         Portal of Higher Education
         Information Portal of Bachelor’s Studies
         Information Portal of Master’s Studies
         Studies on the Internet