Book delivery service at a fee

Have loaned books delivered to your home by mail

Books which were ordered for home loan to the local lending counter and are made available there for collection can also be sent by mail to our users' home addresses within Germany.

Please note that you can use this service only on condition that you already have a reader pass of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
Standard registration

Contact Ortsleihe (Local Loan Service)

Phone +49 89 28638-2412
Online enquiry serviceOnline form

How does the service work?

Please fill in one extra form per desired volume and mail or fax the form(s) or send it/ them to us as an e-mail attachment.
Form  (in German)  (PDF file, 118 KB)
Conditions of delivery  (in German)  (PDF file, 62 KB)

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
80328 Munich
Fax  +49 89 28638-2612

Costs and delivery

The books can be sent to your home address (within Germany) at a fee of € 9.00 per order/ volume. The invoice will be sent under separate cover. Please settle payment upon receipt of the invoice by bank transfer, stating the invoice number.

Loan term and return/ return shipment

Please note that having media delivered by mail does not change the loan period.

You are liable for the possible loss or damage of the book starting at the time of dispatch of the book to you.

The book can be returned to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in person or sent back by mail. We recommend sending books back by registered mail. You are liable for any loss of the book during postal transport. The costs of the return shipment are at your expense. Please use the enclosed sticker for the return shipment.