Consulting Center for Public Libraries

Contact Consulting Center for Public Libraries

Phone:  +49 89 28638-4246
Fax:  +49 89 28638-4971

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Landesfachstelle für das öffentliche Bibliothekswesen
Leopoldstr. 240
80807 Munich

Via the state-run Consulting Center (Landesfachstelle), the Free State of Bavaria promotes the establishment and the development of the public libraries in all parts of the state within the meaning of the state development programme. The government support is offered in the form of funding and technical counselling services. The Consulting Center is a department of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. It is subdivided into a central department in Munich and associated branch offices in Nuremberg, Regensburg and Würzburg.

Responsibilities and services

The Consulting Center has the following tasks:
Planning, coordination and distribution of funding for institutions of public librarianship in Bavaria in line with the principles specified by the State Ministry  |  Consultation of and cooperation with library parent institutions and public libraries with respect to planning, coordination and further development of libraries, including reading and literature promotion  |  Issuing and conveyance of specialised information and work directions  |  Surveying and evaluation of library-statistical data  |  Professional training and further training of librarians in cooperation with other training and further education institutions


All details can be found via the website of the "Öffentliche Bibliotheken in Bayern (ÖBiB)".
ÖBiB website