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Library Breite

Zürcherstrasse 149
4052 Basel
Tel. 061 312 83 55

What we offer / Staff

Mo closed
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

Summer Holidays 2017

The Breite library will be closed from 10 July until 6 August. Again open from Tuesday 8 August.
The Return Book Box is closed from Wednesday 19 July until Friday 21 July (due to construction works).
In all libraries you may borrow twice as many items as usual from 12 June until 12 August. Please note: The return dates on your receipt remain valid.


Susanne Wohlwender (Head ad interim)
Irene Schmitt Pitterna (Deputy)
The Team of the Breite Library 

What we offer

  • Non-fiction books
  • Novels in German and English
  • Children's and teenagers' books in German, children's books in English and French;
  • picture books
  • Comics
  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Maps
  • Games
  • Audio books and radio plays
  • Language courses
  • Compact Discs (music)
  • DVDs (movies and documentary films)
  • Electronic Games for several consoles


Tours are available in all city libraries 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 library of your choice.

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Wir bedanken uns
für die Unterstützung:

Basler Kantonalbank
Basler Zeitung