Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

As the largest scientific universal library in Germany, the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage) is a central supplier of national and international literature.

A library with two locations

The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin is located in two notable listed buildings (cultural heritage) in the centre of the German capital: one at the boulevard Unter den Linden and the other at the Kulturforum/Potsdamer Straße. The distribution of the library’s holdings between these two sites means that the placement of the collections, as well as the offered services have to be well thought out in relation to the respective site.

Haus Potsdamer Straße 33 (Venue)

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Eingang

The Haus Potsdamer Straße 33 has been developed into the Modern Research Library. The modern holdings, with items published from 1946 onwards, will be further expanded and stored in stacks. Thematically, the general reading room will reflect that of Haus Unter den Linden, continuing the timeline, it will present literature relating to the Modern Era up to the present day; universal reference material to all eras complement this literature which is available on open access shelves. The region related special departments for literature and other materials from Eastern Europe, East Asia and the Orient will remain at this location.

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Public Transport

Subway: U2 Potsdamer Platz

S-Bahn: S1/S2/S25/S26 Potsdamer Platz

Bus: M48/M85 Kulturforum; M41 Philharmonie Süd; M29/M48/M85 Potsdamer Brücke; 200/M41/M48/M85 Varian-Fry-Str.

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Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Potsdamer Straße 33, 10758 Berlin

Tuesday to Friday

7-10 May, 2019

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