Welcome at the library of Veldhoven! Visit the library and discover our extensive collection of books and other materials. Also, we have Dutch language courses and a broad variety of books in foreign languages.
Would you like to borrow materials? You can register as a member at the library.
We only need a valid identification card (passport or driving licence).
Here you find an overview of the costs of membership per year.
As a member you can borrow a maximum of eight items from the following materials:
- Novels (Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish)
- Informative books
- Comic books
- Audiobooks (CD/MP3)
- Sheet music
- Veldhoven Collection
- Walking and cycling routes
- Daisy players
- Memory boxes*
*Lending fee due
The loan period for all materials is three weeks.
By renewing your items before the due date, you may avoid fines and extend your borrowing time on selected items.
There are several possibilities:
• Log in at Mijn Bibliotheek and choose "Mijn gegevens en verlengen" (My data and extend)
• At the library with your library card
• By phone: 040-2532901 (€ 1,00 per card)
When you extend the loan period for materials subject to a lending fee, you will have to pay the lending fee again. We charge fines on overdue materials to encourage patrons to return items on time. If you do not return the material you will receive a reminder after six weeks and if you still fail to return any items a replacement cost will be levied.
Download de Bibliotheek (the Library) app
Members with a smartphone can download this free application.
You can download it from the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store (Android).
With this app you can easily reserve and renew materials. Also, you get a message when you have to return the materials.
As a library member you can also borrow e-books. To do so, you have to register at the e-bookplatform.
- Go to the e-bookplatform and choose Aanmaken webaccount (make webaccount)
- Fill in your library card number (20393...) and date of birth (for example: 01/01/1980)
- After you filled in the form with your personal data and password, you recieve a conformation e-mail. Click on the link in this e-mail.
- Now you can log in and borrow e-books!
Magazines and newspapers
The newspapers and the most recent magazines are available for every visitor. You are free to sit down and to take yourself a cup of tea or coffee while reading the papers. You are not permitted borrow the newspapers. However, you can borrow magazines.
Computers, Internet and WiFi
De Bibliotheek Veldhoven offers free wireless internet (WiFi) at all areas. You will also find computers that offer access to the Internet, electronic databases, library catalogues and Microsoft Office. The cost for using a computer at the study-department on the first floor is € 3,00 for one hour.
In the library you will also find the Tourist Information, VVV Veldhoven. Here you can buy presents, maps, biking and walking routes and a selection of gift vouchers: dinner-cheques, theatre-cheques, cinema-cheques for example. But our main goal is to inform you about the touristic topics in our region.