If you're a first time visitor, please register here in advance! You will receive a provisional Library card number by email. Before entering the Library, you will have to show your ID (passport, driving licence) and this email at the main security gate. Without a valid ID and provisional Library card number you can't visit the Library!
This enables you also to request for books online, so they are ready when you want to pick them up.
A Library card is €30 and valid for one year. A one-day Library card is €5. You pay when you pick up your card at the Library. After making an online request, your books are kept for you to collect for 3 working days. When you collect your books in person at the Library, inform the staff that you have applied for a Library card online. After showing a valid ID, the Library card will be handed over to you.
Please fill out the form below, you will receive an email to verify your email address, after you have activated your account you will receive your Library card number and password. With this library card number you can request books from our Library catalogue.
This Library card does not provide you with remote access. Remote access is only available for users who have purchased an annual membership at the Library desk.
The Peace Palace Library respects your privacy and we are very careful with your personal data. If you like to know, how we use and protect you personal information, please read our Privacy statement.