• 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

  • 16 Jan 2015 18:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    For an entrance fee of CHF24 (CHF15 with the Museums Card, free for under 25s with an Ausweis), it is possible to visit many museums in the area between 1800 and 0200. Many of the museums will be holding special events throughout the evening.  Free transport between different locations is provided.

    Please see (most of the information is in German) for more information.

  • 06 Jan 2015 09:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint Front Dest will be open again after the holidays.  The desk will open at 0900 on Tuesday 6th January 2015.

  • 15 Dec 2014 00:24 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint's Facebook Page is now being updated at least weekly. It will contain reminders about events happening at Centrepoint and other useful information. There is a link to the Facebook page in the bottom right hand corner of the website pages.  Please take a look and like our page. 

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