Become a member of the International English Library and gain instant access to all we offer. We offer two types of library membership. All memberships are valid for 1 year and can of course be renewed:

Normal Membership = €14,00

Reduced Membership* = €7,00

*a reduced membership is offered to the following people: students with valid German NRW ID cards, VHS Düsseldorf language course students, Düsselpass holders, and children over 12 years with parental consent.

We are a separate entity from the Stadtbücherei Düsseldorf so your library card won't work here. But the good news is that becoming a member is fast and easy. All we need is your ID and proof of local residence. Just stop in to the library and ask to become a member. Within minutes you will receive your membership card and access to all of our media!


Members of the International English Library gain instant access to all of our books, magazines, DVDs as well as the opportunity to attend library sponsored events at a reduced cost. Here is a quick look at what we offer to our members:

Books & Audiobooks

We offer thousands of English-language fiction, non-fiction, young-adult and children’s books. Contemporary and classic literature can also be found in our audiobooks section.

Members can borrow up to 20 books and 3 audiobooks at one time. Loan periods for books and audiobooks is 4 weeks with the possibility to renew by phone twice. Late fees for books and audiobooks are 0,20€ per item, per day.


Our library also offers an impressive selection of over 3,500 DVDs featuring new releases, classics, popular television series and documentaries. A little something for everyone!

Members can rent up to 4 DVDs at one time for €1,50 per DVD per week. DVDs must be renewed in person, but that will give you a chance to stop in and see our new releases! Late fees for DVDs are 0,50€ per DVD per day.

Newspapers & Magazines

Readers can enjoy a wide selection of current British and American newspapers, as well as magazines for current events and special interests.

Additional Perks

Reading Room: curl up with a good book and enjoy a hot up of coffee or tea in our cozy reading room!

Children’s Corner: for our young visitors or those simply young at heart, we have a fun and engaging children’s corner with a large selection of games and children’s books.

Events: members can attend one of our library-hosted events (art exhibitions, book club, games afternoon, lectures, etc.), yoga/relaxation classes in English. Learn more about our events or how to host your own in our EVENTS section.

Borrowing and Usage 

  • Period of loan for books, audio books, magazines: 4 weeks, renewable online and by phone twice.  

  • Course books: one VHS-term, not renewable by phone or online.

  • DVDs: 1 week, not renewable by phone.

  • Fines for late returns - 20c per day per book, 50c per day per DVD.


You are liable for loss or damage as follows: 

  • Replacement Cost of the item. 

  • You cannot replace the item yourself, we will purchase it on your behalf.  

  • Plus an Administration Fee of €5 per item. 

  • Plus any Late Fees accumulated on the item. 

If you have further questions about membership, please feel free to stop in at the library or give us a call!

Hours and Location

Hours *temporarily closed for moving*

Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday closed
Thursday closed
Friday closed
Saturday closed



Kasernenstr. 6
4th Floor
40213 Düsseldorf

Beside the entrance to Heinrich Heine Allee U-Bahn



0211 / 8368963