Münchner Stadtbibliothek


The city library is located in the listed industrial building of Gasteig HP8. Here, in Hall E, the focus is on music, language and lifelong learning. Through the theme worlds of entertainment, excitement, music, Munich, learning/knowledge, life and creativity, visitors will find a new, intuitive approach to the media. Music enthusiasts can practice on electric pianos or embark on an acoustic journey in a Sonic Chair. In the MusikLab, musicians have the opportunity to record their own sound. In the GAiA Deli & News reading café, visitors browse through newspapers and magazines while enjoying their coffee. In the Projektor event room, on the ground floor of Hall E, international film series and the Great Children’s Cinema are shown.



News January 16 2024

2024 Dublin Literary Award Longlist Revealed

With books nominated by 80 libraries from 35 countries, 4 novels by Irish authors are in the running for the €100,000 prize sponsored by Dublin City Council
News November 28 2023

2024 Dublin Literary Award Judges Announced

Meet our judging panel for 2024 Dublin Literary Award
Video June 2 2023

Highlights from the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony

Katja Oskamp and translator Jo Heinrich win the prize for Marzahn, Mon Amour.
Video May 26 2023

2023 Award Winners in Conversation with Rick O’Shea

Author, Katja Oskamp and translator, Jo Heinrich in conversation.


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