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The 109th Deutscher Bibliothekartag will take place from Wednesday, June 16 to Friday, June 18. On three days as a virtual congress and parallel on 16. and 17.06. for a small circle of participants live streamed from Bremen.

You will find the link to access the virtual congress and the virtual company exhibition later on this congress website.

In addition, all registered delegates will receive an email with the personal login details for attending the sessions by the end of May / beginning of June.

The congress platform will open on June 11.

Accessibility in the CCB

All halls of the Messe and Congress Centrum Bremen are accessible to people with disabilities. The position of the barrier-free toilets and passenger lifts can be found in the service plan.

Information on Bremen (culture & leisure, tourism, services, and much more) can be found on the webpage

Those who travel by bus or tram in the Bremen region use the well-functioning and coordinated network of the Bremer Straßenbahn AG.

The Closing Session will take place on Friday, 18 June 2021 at 16.30h.

The companies present themselves on the digital platform at virtual exhibition stands and in various company contributions within the lecture program on all three congress days.

The companies present themselves on the digital platform at virtual exhibition stands and in various company contributions within the lecture program on all three congress days.

The official conference language is German. There will be no translation into other languages.

Information on a Get Together in the evening of 16 June will follow on a shorthand notice.

Congress Centrum Bremen
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 21-37
28215 Bremen
Tel.: +49 (0)421 35050

You can reach the Congress Centrum Bremen via the Messe Centrum stop, which is served by tram line 5 and bus lines 26 & 27. However, the stop at the main railway station is also only a short walk away from the Congress Centrum and can therefore also be used as a stop.

The Bürgerweide car park is open for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The prices are per hour or part thereof 1,20 €, the maximum daily rate is 6,00 €.

You can download a map for orientation here.

The applications for recognition of the 109th Deutscher Bibliothekartag as educational leave are in process right now in all federal states.

To ensure that further education opportunities remain in times of Corona, many federal states have enabled the recognition and implementation of virtual educational leave.

Please find the the up-to-date information on each federal state on the BIB e.V. website.

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All sessions will be recorded and afterwards on the congress platform available on-demand.**

Approx. 3 months after the congress you will find the recodings also in the archive of the TIB Hanover.**

The presentations of this and the past Bibliothekartage and Bibliothekskongresse can be viewed on the organizer’s online publication server (BIB-OPUS,**


** subject to approval and release by the presenters.

2022: 8th Library Congress incl. 110th Deutscher Bibliothekartag will take place from 14 – 17 March 2022 in Leipzig.

On Wednesday, 16 June the opening of the congress will take place at 11.00 am.

Berufsverband Information Bibliothek e.V. (BIB)
Verein Deutscher Bibliothekarinnen und Bibliothekare e.V. (VDB)

You will find the complete programme in our online session planner.

As librarians, we support free access to publications in a variety of ways. The two associations VDB and BIB are therefore committed to leading the way in publishing the largest national training event. All publications in the congress volume of the journal o-bib are published in Open Access. The associations recommend the speakers, as well as all other contributions to the Deutscher Bibliothekartag, in particular the presentations on the BIB-OPUS server as well as the posters and clips with the open Creative Commons license CC BY ( For this purpose, a CC license notice should be included on the presentation slides. This recommendation applies to all publications on the BIB-OPUS server, even beyond the Bibliothekartag.

You will find the registration fees and the link to the online registration form on ‘Registration‘.

Taxiunternehmen in Bremen

  • Taxi-Ruf Bremen
    Jakobistr. 20, Bremen-Altstadt
    (0421) 1 40 14
  • Bremer-Taxi IG
    Feldrosenweg 9, Bremen
    (0421) 38 70 94 54
  • Otur
    Wartburgstr. 9B, Bremen-Westend
    0172 4 21 12 95

You can calculate the taxi costs for your planned route here.

The taxi ride from the airport to the Bremen Trade Fair Centre is stated at approx. 17 €.

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Numerous volunteer helpers from the libraries in Bremen Oldenburg and sourroundings support the congress process and are happy to assist you.