Public Library

The Gunzenhausen Public Library and School Library offers more than 55000 books, magazines and digital media. Almost all of our media can be borrowed.

Whatever media you desire: novels, non-fiction, children's books, books for young adults, audio books, music-CDs, DVDs, magazines or newspapers, you'll find them in our library. Take your time to explore the various offers and sections of the library.

If you have any question, we will be glad to help you. If you're interested in learning German, you will surely find the right media in our language section. In addition there is a selection of novels available both in English and French.

You are new in town? Get to know Gunzenhausen and the surrounding area in our "Franconia" section.

Library Information

For registration please bring your personal identity card or passport or your certificate of registration. Children and young persons under 16 need their parents' permission to register.
Please inform us immediately if your library card is lost or has been stolen. You should tell us your new address right away in case you move.
Fees and fines
The library service is free of charge for everybody. We will charge a fee if you don't bring your media back in time (1 EUR per week and media). In addition, fees will be charged for issuing a substitute library card, for reservations, for inter-library loans as well as for media not returned to the library.

Loan period
Books and language courses can be borrowed for 4 weeks, magazines, audio books, computer games, music-CDs and DVDs only for 2 weeks.

Renewing media
Your books can be renewed twice either personally, by phone or of course directly via webopac. It is not possible to renew if the medium has been reserved by another user.

OPAC – Online Public Access Catalog
You can look up all media in the cataloge webopac

Further Information

Information and advice
Should you need help with your search for media or require any information, please ask at the information desk.

In the reading room and the Young Library you'll find computers providing internet access and word processing. You can use the internet for 2 hours per day. Please write your library number or your name on the schedule next to the computer. In addition you can use our free Wi-Fi with your notebook or smartphone.

Inter-library loan
Literature, mainly required for academic purposes, which is not found in our library, can be obtained via inter-library loan. If you are interested, you will get further information at the information desk.

Virtual Library: E-Ausleihe-Franken
You can search and borrow e-media 24/7 in our virtual library: e-books, videos, audio books, magazines and newspapers. Look at