The Main Library

The main library in Esbjerg is full of life from early morning to late in the evening.


Here you can read the newspapers, find good books, your favorite movie and listen to music.


Bring your children and let them play in the play area, where you also find tables for your lunch boxes.

Borrow games for your children to play at home.


And if NemID is giving you a hard time, you will always find a helping hand at the library ready to guide you to your virtual inbox.



Extended hours

All libraries in Esbjerg municipality offers extended opening hours.


It means you can visit the libraries every day of the week between 08.00 a.m. and 09.00 p.m. – just remember to register at the library before you visit early or late.


You also have to bring your yellow National Health Service medical card, so you can unlock the doors outside normal opening hours.



Book buses

Everything is free to borrow, look at, listen to and watch at the library.


If you live far away, there are book buses that will come to you. Keep an eye out for the timetable.




There are lots of different events at the libraries. At Esbjerg main library, you can experience a rotating photo exhibition by “Phototek Esbjerg”.


Experience modern photo art from all genres and a permanent exhibition of paintings by the Danish artist and author, Storm P.

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The libraries

Find addresses for all the local libraries at Esbjerg library’s home page. You can also order books online to borrow. 

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