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Join the library

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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Study facilities


The library is a good place to work. Even without a membership. Special study places have been set up in the Central Library and some branches. 

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The library of the Royal Conservatoire

The Muziekverdieping

The library of the Royal Conservatoire is part of the Muziekverdieping of The Hague Library. When you study or work at The Royal Conservatoire (KC), you can get a free library subscription.

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Learn Dutch (Nederlands leren)

Learn Dutch

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

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For just € 5,00 per year you will receive 1 hour a day free computer usage in the library.

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  • refuel in our café

    Good coffee, freshly baked pastries and healthy sandwiches. Refuel in our café in the Central Library. You are welcome!

  • in every library

    Enjoy working on your own laptop or tablet? All our libraries have WiFi hotspots where you can use free wireless internet.

  • newspapers and magazines

    Read them at our reading table in the library. Or use PressReader for foreign news: digital newspapers and magazines from different countries. Drop by!