Library

Contact

Daniela Ott
Mail
Phone: +49 6221 981122

Visitor information

Attention: Due to the current situation the visit and use of our library for external users is limited and only possible after pre-registration.

Computer workstations and a printer and scanner are available for use.

Office hours

Monday-Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Friday: 9am – 3pm

Accessions

The library of the Documentation and Cultural Center for German Sinti and Roma is a specialized scientific library with valuable old holdings and modern specialized literature. As a service facility for the scientific and educational work of the Center and the Central Council for German Sinti and Roma, it is also available to the interested public.

The library’s approximately 15,000 media units include both print and audiovisual media and sound recordings. The most important collection items are:

  • the 600-year history of German Sinti and Roma
  • the genocide of Sinti and Roma during National Socialism
  • the civil rights work of the Sinti and Roma after 1945 until today
  • Antigypsyism
  • Literature in Romani

The library collection is available for research online at our Online-Katalog and ist listed in the catalog of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Gedenkstättenbibliotheken (AGGB-Katalog).

As part of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Gedenkstättenbibliothek AGGB, the library of the Documentation and Cultural Center was awarded the Max Herrmann award in 2018.