The library of the Regional Church Office is a public authority library of the Evangelical Lutheran Regional Church of Hanover and also a special library for theology and church.
The collection comprises approx. 160,000 volumes and 440 current periodicals.

The most important collection areas are:

– Theology and Church Practice
– Church History of Lower Saxony
– History of ecclesiastical art
– canon law

Special collections:

– Bibles
– Literature on the Church Struggle in the NS Period
– Theological Controversial Literature of the 17th and 18th Centuries
– Library of the Chief Consistorial Councillor Heinrich Philipp Sextro (1746-1838)

Most of the library is housed in the historic “Fürstenhof”, which is connected to the regional church office by a corridor.

The library is available free of charge to anyone interested.

Bibliothek des Landeskirchenamtes der evangelisch-lutherischen Landeskirche Hannovers. Blick auf den Fuerstenhofs.

© Jens Schulze


Opening hours:

Monday: 10:00 – 17:00

Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 – 14:00




Bibliothek des Landeskirchenamts
Rote Reihe 6
30169 Hannover

Phone: +49 511 1241-346
Fax: +49 511 1241-960