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Best Bookstores and Libraries in Berlin

What are the best bookstores and libraries in Berlin? In this article we highlight the best bookstores and libraries in Berlin.
|-Best Bookstores and Libraries in Berlin

Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus

Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus is a multi-story bookstore offering a vast selection of books in various languages, music, and cultural events, with a particular emphasis on arts and humanities.

Website: www.kulturkaufhaus.de
Address: Friedrichstraße 90, 10117 Berlin

Buchhandlung Walther König

Buchhandlung Walther König is a well-known bookstore specializing in art books, exhibition catalogs, and international magazines, located in the heart of Berlin.

Website: www.buchhandlung-walther-koenig.de
Address: Burgstraße 27, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Another Country

Another Country is an English-language secondhand bookstore that also functions as a library and event space for the expat community in Berlin.

Address: Riemannstraße 7, 10961 Berlin, Germany

Shakespeare and Sons

Shakespeare and Sons combines a love for books and bagels, offering a cozy atmosphere with a wide range of English-language books and regular literary events.

Website: www.shakesbooks.de
Address: Warschauer Straße 74, 10243 Berlin, Germany

Buchhandlung Ocelot

Buchhandlung Ocelot is an independent bookstore with a focus on literary fiction, non-fiction, and a curated selection of international titles, alongside readings and discussions.

Website: www.ocelot.de
Address: Brunnenstraße 181, 10119 Berlin, Germany

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin is one of the largest libraries in Germany, housing an extensive collection of books and manuscripts, with a majestic reading room and advanced research facilities.

Website: www.staatsbibliothek-berlin.de
Address: Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek (American Memorial Library)

The Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek is a public library with a wide range of media in various languages, offering a vibrant cultural program and a special focus on American literature and culture.

Website: www.zlb.de
Address: Blücherplatz 1, 10961 Berlin, Germany

Philologische Bibliothek der Freien Universität Berlin

Philologische Bibliothek der Freien Universität Berlin, also known as the “Berlin Brain,” is a modern library designed by Norman Foster, serving as a research library for humanities studies.

Website: www.fu-berlin.de/sites/philbib
Address: Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin, Germany

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Library

The Humboldt-Universität Library is a historic and significant academic library, offering a comprehensive collection for research and study across various disciplines.

Website: www.ub.hu-berlin.de/de
Address: Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany

Stadtbibliothek Berlin-Mitte

Stadtbibliothek Berlin-Mitte is a central district library that provides a wide range of media, including books, e-books, and audio-visual materials, with a focus on community engagement and accessibility.

Website: www.berlin.de/stadtbibliothek-mitte
Address: Breite Straße 30-36, 10178 Berlin, Germany

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