Borrowing and Membership

Library Membership
To visit/study/work at the library, a library membership is compulsory. This can either be a day membership for € 5,- or an annual membership for € 30,- The annual membership includes remote access to the online resources for the duration of your membership.

Advance Registration
As a first time visitor, you will be required to register in advance on the website of the Peace Palace Library:

Subsequently, you will be issued a temporary card number and password.

Your registration must be finalized at the main desk in the Library Reading Room upon arrival. Please inform the librarian of your registration details by providing him/her with your card number that was sent to you in the registration email. Failure to register might result in security denying you access to the Peace Palace grounds.

User Regulations
By gaining access to the Peace Palace Library you are accepting the house regulations and commit yourself to following these regulations. For easy downloading of our regulations in PDF, please click here. User regulations »

Check out books and journals

Whether you found your books or articles through our list of new titles, topic list or keyword list, follow the link to the library catalogue. When you are there, use plinklet which will show you all options! Just click the plinklet icon and follow the borrowing links.

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Renew books on loan

Books are on loan for a period of 14 days. Before this period expires, you can renew your books once for an extra period of 14 days. You can do this from your own home.

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