About the Amsterdam Public Library
The Amsterdam Public Library is a cultural organisation, whose aim is the promotion of the free flow of information within the community of Amsterdam. In addition the OBA provides a centre for meeting and education for all sections of the population. This generates many cultural and promotional activities organised to stimulate and propagate an interest in reading, education and the transfer of knowledge and culture.
The organisation comprises of OBA Oosterdok (the central library) and 25 branch libraries. See below, click on a branch library for the adress and opening hours. Together they provide a library service for Amsterdam, Diemen and Ouder Amstel.
- OBA Oosterdok (the central library)
- Bos en Lommer
- De Hallen
- Olympisch Kwartier
- Roelof Hartplein
- Van der Pek