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  • Youth Book Week

    Interactive Reading

    Language teacher Jessica Strain invites elementary school classes to playfully discover the wonderful story of "Our Great Big Backyard" with her.

    Mo. October 19th / 11:30 pm/ d.a.i.-hall/ in English / suitable for grades 3 & 4

    Admission 3 €, free for d.a.i. members

    Registration until Mo. October 14th at the latest via email or 07071-7952617

  • Our Opening Hours

    Monday: closed

    Tuesday - Friday: 1 pm – 6 pm 

    Saturday: 11 am – 2 pm

  • Our catalog

    In our catalog you will find all the books, DVDs and films available in our library!

  • Your login account

    You can easily extend the loan period of your media or make reservations from home. You just have to log in to your account!

  • Contact

    Any questions or suggestions? Feel free to contact us.

    Phone-Circulation Desk: 07071/79526-16

    Email: bibliothek@dai-tuebingen.de


  • Library card

    To check out our media, you need a library card. You can get this at the circulation desk during opening hours or just use our registration form from home.

Youth Library

Our youth library

We offer a large variety of media for young readers in all circumstances.


In our youth media section you can find books, journals, CDs, and of course your favorite shows and films on DVD.

We are also happy to offer support for all sorts of school projects and presentations and can help you find material relevant for your project. Please make an appointment by e-mail so that we have time for you.


We invite you to browse and have fun, to get information and to study – just stop by!


In the youth section of the library you also find information material on stays abroad in the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. You will find more information on our USA Advising page.


You can find additional offers for yourself and your classmates in our new brochure d.a.i. @ school


Are you taking your „Abi“ soon and are interested in working in our library as a federal volunteer? You will find all relevant information here.




Unsure what to read next? Here are some helpful links!


You want to learn more about the US and its politics?



You are looking for current information on US-related topics for school, job, or university?


We recommend a database search. During opening hours the d.a.i. library offers access to various databases via eLibraryUSA*.

*An offer of the US Embassy in Berlin

View a selection of databases you can access:

Interesting for everyone:

  • PressReader: Newspapers known world-wide and US magazines
  • Flipster Magazine: Contains National Geographic, Entrepreneur, Wired, and many more
  • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints – topics controversially debated by experts


Especially helpful for school:

  • Academic OneFile: several academic journals for research
  • Gale in Context: Middle School various media, particularly suited for students between 11 and 13 years of age


Especially useful for university:



More interesting offers

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USA - Advising

Federal Volunteer


Unsere Förderer

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Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Tübingen
Karlstr. 3 · 72072 Tübingen
Tel. 07071-795 26-0 · Fax 07071-795 26-26
mail [at] dai-tuebingen.de · www.dai-tuebingen.de

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Bibliothek: Di - Fr:  13.00 - 18.00 Uhr, Sa: 11.00 - 14.00 Uhr
Sekretariat: Di - Fr: 9:00 - 13.00, 14.00 - 17.00 Uhr
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