Borrowing with restrictions

The Schloss Westflügel Library opens with some restrictions to all user groups.

Members of cooperating institutions and persons with library card please make sure you register with your name and chip card number by e-mail to leihe(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de at least one day before your visit. You will receive a confirmation. Please have your library card at hand when visiting the library.

The details

  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. except on holidays
  • A face mask is mandatory to access the library
  • Check out at the self-service machine only
  • Book returns at the self-return machines are possible during opening hours
  • You can only return books from the Schloss Westflügel Library
  • Workstations are not available
  • Please keep the time spent in the library as short as possible

There will be no service at the circulation desk. Printing, copying and scanning on our equipment, the use of our PCs on site and interlibrary loan are not possible. Please research the shelf numbers of the books you need already at home.

Please expect a waiting time, as only a limited number of persons may be in the building at the same time. Admission is regulated by a security service.

Please keep a minimum distance of 1.5 meters to other people. The corona decree (Corona-VO) of the Land Baden-Württemberg in the latest version applies.

Please inform yourself about the hygiene regulations (PDF, 79 KB) before your visit.

Book returns

  • Media from the Central Lending Library can be returned during the opening hours Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. via the return machine or at the security service on site.
  • Books from the the other library locations can be dropped off by the security service at the entrances of the A3 Library or the Schloss Ehrenhof Library from Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
  • Returns by mail are possible at your own expense and risk to: Universitätsbibliothek Mannheim, Ausleihe, Schloss Schneckenhof, 68131 Mannheim.