Bookstores and libraries

Most of the major bookstores in The Hague offer a foreign-language section with a smattering of books in English, German, French and sometimes Italian and Spanish. A few bookstores specialise in English-language books. A cheaper alternative is to borrow a book from a lending library.

Best-known bookstores

Libraries and archives

The Hague has a number of libraries: a large public library, the National Library and several libraries belonging to educational institutions.

    Published: 5 April 2013Modified: 8 January 2021