Amsterdam Public Library

Amsterdam Public Library

We are open! visit the OBA safely, read our coronavirus measures (in Dutch).


Browse through our English books or English children's books collection

Memberships and fees

Renewals and App


read more about renewals or the OBA App

Depot requests

depot requests

It is possible to request journal volumes, periodicals, books, videos, DVDs, and CDs from the OBA repository.

fill out the form (in Dutch)

House rules

These house rules apply in all OBA locations, to make sure that everyone feels at home here. Respect between the visitors and employees is the most important thing. We can create a pleasant environment together!

Read more about the house rules