Inter­na­tion­al Online Library

Dig­i­tal ser­vices of the Inter­na­tion­al Online Library

The inter­na­tion­al online library of the city Karl­sruhe offers sev­er­al free dig­i­tal ser­vices in dif­fer­ent lan­guages, which can be used with a library card. So you can use it any­time, anywhere.

💡All dig­i­tal ser­vices can be used with a valid library card. To log in, you need your user num­ber (12-dig­it num­ber on your library card) and your pass­word (assigned by default dur­ing reg­is­tra­tion: Your date of birth, eight dig­its in the for­mat DDMMYYYY).


More than 7,000 news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines in over 60 lan­guages are avail­able on Press­Read­er. From Afrikaans to Kaza­kh and Roman­ian to Zulu — the selec­tion of dig­i­tal print media is huge. Also avail­able as a “Press­Read­er” app.

📱To Press­Read­er

Over­Drive (Lib­by)

E‑books and e‑audios in Eng­lish, French, Ital­ian, Span­ish and Ukrain­ian for adults and teenagers. The “Lib­by” app is avail­able for mobile use.

📱To Over­Drive
📎Fly­er OverDrive

E‑Lerning cours­es

Numer­ous e‑learning cours­es can be bor­rowed via the “Onlei­he”, our online library.
Here you can also find, for example:

  • cours­es in dif­fer­ent lan­guages, e.g. Span­ish, Eng­lish, French or Japanese
  • cours­es for learn­ing lan­guages, e.g. Ger­man, Eng­lish, Span­ish or Italian

🔎 To all e‑learning cours­es in the Onleihe


You can use our movie stream­ing ser­vice — like all oth­er dig­i­tal offers — any­time and any­where with your valid library card.
On Film­friend you also have the pos­si­bil­i­ty to watch all movies in orig­i­nal lan­guage, e.g. Dutch, French, Tamil, English…
Film­friend is also avail­able as an app.

📱 To Film­friend

Target group: all
This event is gratis