There are over 6,000 volumes in our collection, including many rare and complete sets. Categories range from adult fiction to children's books, history, hobbies, poetry and drama. And of course, we have all the classics, too!

Currently, our library hours are:

  • Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:30pm

The library will also be opened by appointment.

The Library Taskforce is actively seeking interns and volunteers! If you are interested, find open slots or contact museum@dankhaus.com


We currently accept three types of donations:

  • German books in very good condition published after the year 2000
  • German children's books in very good condition
  • Books about the history and experience of German Immigrants in America (these books can be in English

Please contact museum@dankhaus.com if you would like to make an inquiry about donations.


German American Cultural Center
4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

Connect with us

Office: +1 (773) 561-9181
Email: Dank@Dankhaus.com

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.
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