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Apply online for library membership and we'll send your library card to you by post. Can't wait? Apply at one of our locations.

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Manage your library account online

Once you have registered for a card, you will be able to manage many of your account details online. View your loans, reservations and change your personal information.

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Centrale Bibliotheek
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:00
Haagse Hout
11:00 - 17:00
13:30 - 17:30
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Nieuw Waldeck
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:30
Wateringse Veld
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
buurtbibliotheek Benoordenhout
buurtbibliotheek Bouwlust
buurtbibliotheek Moerwijk
buurtbibliotheek Spoorwijk
14:00 - 17:00

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Events in English

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Newspapers and magazines

Newspapers and magazines

We have digital newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries, in 60 different languages. 

Learn Dutch (Nederlands leren)

Learn Dutch

All library locations offer books and audio visual materials to learn Dutch or to improve language skills. 

New for Children

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The Hague International Centre

International Centre

We are the point of contact for international staff of organisations and companies in The Hague and offer information about living and working in The Hague region. We also take care of formalities such as municipal registration, citizen service number (BSN), issuance of residence permits. 

The Hague Info Store in the Central Library

The Hague Info Store

At The Hague Info Store you can find information and tips on The Hague, Scheveningen and Kijkduin. From attractions to excursions and from nightlife to the secret spots in the city: we are happy to advise you how to make your stay in The Hague complete.