Saalfeld Family Library

Welcome to the ISH libraries, a place where our community connects to inquire, to discover and to collaborate!

ECC/Junior School


  • large fiction section with beginning to read books and a robust picture book area
  • Gruffulo's Forest, a mural covering 2 walls and featuring over 12 well-known literary characters
  • non-fiction books supporting learning topics in the classroom as well as student interests
  • a flexible, instructional area featuring a SMARTBoard

Secondary School (IB MYP/DP)


  • large, open space with vast amounts of natural light inside and an outside reading garden
  • ample seating areas for students to study or collaborate
  • a comprehensive study center with a copier, reference materials and a well-developed Theory of Knowledge (TOK) collection
  • online resources such as databases and periodicals that are curated and continually maintained by library staff
  • connected to our Media Lab which has 21 desktop computers

Eclipse Catalogue

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
8.00 – 16.00

Library Staff


Ms. Evelyn McAlister
Head of Learning Resources

Ms. Elzbieta Koziel
Junior School Librarian

Mrs. Patricia Hayward
Secondary School Librarian

Library Assistants

Mrs. Claudine Sinz
Junior School Assistant

Mrs. Brigitte Strübing
Secondary School Assistant

Tel: +49 (40) 8000 50 142
(SSL) or 169 (JSL)