• 01 Jul 2015 00:00 | Anonymous

    We have reduced our membership desk opening times from Wednesday, 1st July to Monday, 31st August.  The summer opening times are as follows:-

    Tuesday 0900 - 1300, Wednesday 0900 - 1300, Thursday 0900 - 1300 and Friday 0900 - 1300 

    Normal opening times will resume on Tuesday, 1st September. 

  • 13 Jun 2015 11:00 | Anonymous

    The ISB, Reinach Campus, is holding its 2015 International Festival on Saturday, 13th June from 11:00 to 16:00. Centrepoint has a stand at the Festival and all members, friends and family are invited. 

    Take Tram 11 to Reinacherhof.

    Please click on the following link for full details of this event:

  • 30 May 2015 14:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Basler Hockey Club (BHC) invites Centrepoint members to watch hockey at the weekend.

    Saturday 30th May: Men's 1st XI Game play at 14:00 against Luzern.

    Sunday 31st May: Men's 2nd XI play at 11:00; Women's 1st XI play at 13:00; and then Men's 1st XI play at 15:00.  This is the final weekend of the season for the Men’s 1st XI, with BHC in with a chance of winning the league.

    The hockey on offer is at a high level, with Basel currently having two full Swiss National team members, seven under 18 Swiss National team members, and a mix of ex-international players (Austria, Germany, Switzerland).

    The hockey takes place at Rankhof Sportzentrum (buses 31 and 38, bus stop Sportzentrum Rankhof).  Admission is free and refreshments will be available.

    Further information is at (in German).
  • 17 May 2015 00:00 | Anonymous
    The International Museum Day highlights the role of museums for a sustainable society.  This year's theme encourages public awareness for the living traditions.

    For full details please visit

  • 15 May 2015 10:30 | Anonymous
    Centrepoint will reopen on Friday, 15th May and our weekly Friday coffee morning will happen as usual.

  • 14 May 2015 00:00 | Anonymous

    Centrepoint will be closed on Thursday, 14th May for Ascension Day.  We will reopen on Friday 15th May.

  • 09 May 2015 12:30 | Anonymous

    This is a very special day for GGG as they are re-opening their library.  There is a programme of events in both Schmiedenhof and Ruemelinsplatz from 12:30 until late.  See below for further information:

  • 24 Apr 2015 16:00 | Anonymous

    Book Sale Information

    The 2015 Annual English Book Sale will take place on 

    Friday April 24        4pm - 8pm

    Saturday April 25   10am - 5pm

    at the

    Basel West Library / GGG Stadtbibliothek Basel West

    Allschwilerstrasse 90, 4055 Basel  

    Telephone: 061 381 60 93

    Directions: Tram 6 to Allschwilerplatz or Bus 36 to Morgartenring.

    This event is co-sponsored with the American Women's Club of Basel, the Anglican Church Basel and Centrepoint Basel.

    Click here for the event flyer (Adobe Reader is required to read this document).

    For additional information or if you would like to volunteer please contact 

    Donation Information

    Book Sale 2015 Donation Drop off Dates and Times:

    Saturday March 7, 9-12:00

    Monday March 16, 17-20:00

    Location: Dammstrasse 30, Münchenstein

    After April 7, 2015 donations can be made to the Basel West Library

    Allschwilerstrasse 90, 4055 Basel.

    Donations of gently used books - particularly children’s books for all ages - are welcome. Storage space is limited, so please double check the condition of your donation. The suggested copyright for non-fiction titles is 2010-2015. Please help by donating books!

  • 17 Mar 2015 12:27 | Anonymous
    An article about Centrepoint, featuring our President, was recently published in the Schweiz am Sonntag.  If you missed it, you can read it here (in German).

  • 20 Jan 2015 11:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)
    Vogel Gryff falls on Tuesday, January 20 in 2015. The three heraldic figures Vogel Gryff, Wild Maa and Leu, will arrive by raft at Klingental at approximately 11.00.  They will dance on the Mittleren Bruecke at noon, then wind their way through Kleinbasel’s streets and alleys, dancing and collecting money for the needy. The event ends late in the evening. Details of the timings can be found at

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