Welcome to the library

Gentofte Kommune is an international municipality and the Gentofte Libraries present a vast selection of books in other languages than Danish.

International section at Gentofte Main Library

The main library Gentofte Hovedbibliotek offers an international section where you will find a selection of fiction and non-fiction in English, including a section about Denmark, the Danes, Danish culture, and Danish fiction translated to English. There is also a selection of books in Arabic, Chinese, and Russian and a section of World Literature - books either translated into English from other languages or written in English by authors from former colonies. 

Free wi-fi

You are always welcome to use our free Wi-Fi at the library. We also have a vast selection of digital media and ressources that you can use both at the library and at home, once you have registered.

Events

For events and activities that don't require Danish language skills, check out our events for internationals here. Here, you can find events for children that don't require Danish skills like creative workshops or concerts.