Public Library

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Leoben Public Library, photo: Freisinger

Location & contact

Leoben Public Library

Kirchgasse 6
8700 Leoben
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+43 3842 4062-308

Director: Mag. Corinna Schaffer-Warga, MA

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 17:00
every last Saturday of the month: 10:00 – 17:00

Physical library stock

At the Public Library, you can choose from some 17,000 books, plus 500 games and CDs from the “Ludothek” toy library. The offer of books is regularly updated and expanded.

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Catalogue: What books are on offer?

New publications

For any new books added to the stock of Leoben Public Library, please refer to the online catalogue: New publications.

Looking for something special?

You are looking for a book, but cannot find it in the library? Please notify the team of the Public Library who will try to meet your wish.

Online library stock: e-books & co.

Use the DigiBib Steiermark service to borrow digital media including e-books, e-papers and e-magazines or digital audio-books online and read them on your smartphone and e-reader. Some 25,000 media titles are available in our digital library.

Go to DigiBib

How it works:

  • You need to be a registered member of Leoben Library to use the service; please contact the Library to receive your access data for the DigiBib.
  • Borrowing of online media is free of charge.
  • Please note the Conditions of Use and Privacy Statement

Registration & fees

In order to be able to use the services of the Public Library and the digital library, registration is required.

How to register

Please submit your si­gned application form and an official photo ID via the on­line-form, in person, by post or scanned and sent by e-mail to the office in charge.

Adults will need:

  • an official photo ID
  • the signed application form

Children & adolescents under 14 years of age will need:

  • an official photo ID
  • the application form ­– signed by a legal guardian

Usage fee

You can register either for one year or for one quarter of a year (three months). The following fees apply:

ErAdults Children & adolescents up to the age of 18
Annual fee EUR 30 EUR 10
Quaterly fee EUR 10 EUR 4
All prices incl. VAT.

Additional fees

  • Replacement card: EUR 1
  • Overdue fee (per medium and day): EUR 0.30
  • Reminder fee: EUR 2
  • Administration fee (for lost or damaged media): EUR 2


On site

  • You can borrow media from Leoben Public Library for a period of three weeks. This period may be extended once by the library.
  • Each user may take out a maximum of five items at the same time.

On­line at Di­gi­Bib

  • The lending period for digital media at the DigiBib ranges from one day for e-papers to up to three weeks for e-books.

Please refer to the Library Regulations (Bibliotheksordnung: in German) for detailed information on all applicable provisions.

Forms & guidelines

Our recommendation: Use the online form. In order to complete digital processing, you will need an electronic signature (e.g., Handy-Signatur).

In German:

Bibliothek: Beitrittserklärung (Online) Bibliothek: Beitrittserklärung (pdf, 0.48 MB) Bibliothek: Benutzungs- und Gebührenordnung (pdf, 0.41 MB) Bibliothek: Datenschutzhinweis DigiBib (pdf, 0.01 MB)