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Library Breite

Zürcherstrasse 149
4052 Basel
Tel. 061 312 83 55

What we offer / Staff

Mon-Fri. 14-18.30 |  Sat. 11-16 

Return book box, PC-Workspaces, WLAN, Photocopiers

Wheelchair accessible | City Map (Detail)

Tram 3 and Bus 36, 80, 81 to Breite


Ulrike Allmann (Head)
Irene Schmitt Pitterna (Deputy)
The Team of the Breite Library 

What we offer

  • Non-fiction books
  • Reference books
  • Novels in German and English
  • Children's and teenagers' books in German, children's books in English; picture books
  • Comics
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Maps
  • Games
  • Cassettes
  • Audio books and radio plays
  • Language courses
  • Compact-Discs
  • Videos (movies and documentary films)
  • DVDs (movies and documentary films)
  • CD-ROMs
  • Playstation-Games, Wii, Nintendo DS
  • E-book readers (with up to 40 e-books)


Tours are available of both the main library Kirschgarten and the branches for children, teenagers and adults (kindergarten groups, school classes, clubs and other groups). Please use the online form, call us at Tel. 061 264 11 11 (Customer Service) or apply directly in the branch of your choice.

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Wir bedanken uns
für die Unterstützung:

Basler Kantonalbank
Basler Zeitung