Become a book patron
For choosing a book sponsorship, you can contact the Institute of Conservation and Restoration of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek directly.
Phone: +49 89 28638-2238
Online enquiry service: Online form
By becoming a book patron, you can help safeguard an imperilled work from the unique collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. With your contribution, starting at € 1,000, you can make it possible to restore a valuable work from the collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Subject to your approval, a note of your donation including your name will be made on a special patron signet which will be enclosed in the book.
Founded in the year 1963, the Institute of Conservation and Restoration (IBR) of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek has the knowledge required for restoring manuscripts and rare printed works carefully and expertly. The institute is an internationally renowned competence centre for preserving the written cultural heritage and has many decades of experience in preserving also highly valuable cultural treasures.
You are also welcome to give someone a book sponsorship as a present.
Your donation serves for non-commercial purposes and is tax-deductible.
The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek also appreciates earmarked donations in lower amounts which are used for the conservation of imperilled works.