Hovedbiblioteket, the main Library

At Hovedbiblioteket in Esbjerg there is lively activity and people coming and going all day long. Hovedbiblioteket constitutes a modern frame for literature, science, culture and democracy.


What You Will See


At Hovedbiblioteket four areas have been provided, each of which focusses on education, citizenship, family or culture.


There is, therefore, room for everybody, whether you come for quiet contemplation, to learn more along with other people, to participate in an activity, or to have a new experience.


At Hovedbiblioteket, focus is on storytelling, and, among other things, the library has been furnished with a large story staircase, Fortælletrappe, and a story tree, Fortælletræ, which frame the stories in an imaginative way.


Tips and tricks

Hovedbiblioteket is an open place that you can use in almost any way you see fit. You may come alone or together with other people.


Opening hours hjemmesiden for Esbjerg Kommunes Biblioteker.


Hovedbiblioteket has many excellent facilities for children and is the obvious place to spend a couple of enjoyable hours with the family or meet with a mothers’ group.

In the vicinity

From Hovedbiblioteket, you can walk through the city to Havnepromenaden and Landgangen that form a link between the city and the harbour, Esbjerg Havn.


You can also pay a visit to the green oasis of the city park, Byparken, with its’ playground.


Get there

Address: Nørregade 19, 6700 Esbjerg


Parking: Parking-lot beneath the library.


Bus and train: a lot of busses and trains stops by the trainstation, app. 200 meters from Hovedbiblioteket.

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