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Libraries in Delhi

Updated on: Feb 21, 2013

Often it's said, books are man’s best friend and that’s quite true too. Down the history, books have always been a source of knowledge and leaning to mankind. The books and their home-libraries have always been instrumental in opening new vistas of knowledge & understanding for their readers.

Here we have given information about all the famous libraries present in Delhi.

American Centre Library
American Information Resource Center
24 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001
Tel: 91-11-2331-4251 and 91-11-2331-6841
Fax: 91-11-2332-9499
Website: americanlibrary.in.library.net
Timinig: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed on: Saturday and Sunday

British Council Library
17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Tel: 91-11-23711401
Fax: 91-11-23710717
Email: delhi.library@in.britishcouncil.org
Website: library.britishcouncil.org.in
Timing: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Closed on: Sunday

Delhi Public Library
H-Block, Sarojini Nagar, New delhi-23
Tel: 24101261,24670290
Fax: 24673220
Email: dpl@dpl.gov.in
Website: www.dpl.gov.in
Timing: 9.30 a.m to 6.00 p.m.
Closed on: Sundays
*Kindly visit website for branches of D.P.L.

Delhi University Library
University of Delhi, University Road, Delhi 110 007
Tel: 91-11-27667725, 91-11-27667126
Telefax: 91-11-27666034
Email: librarian@du.ac.in
Website: crl.du.ac.in
Timing: 8 am to 8 pm
Closed on: Sunday.

Indian Council of Historical Research
35 Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110 001
Tel: 91-11-23382321, 91-11-23386973
Fax: 91-11-23383421
Email: support@ichrindia.org
Website: www.ichrindia.org

Indian Council of Social Science Research
JNU Institutional Area
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi - 110067 (INDIA)
Tel: 91-11-26179849/50/51(EPABX)
Fax: 91-11-26179836
Website: www.icssr.org
Timing: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Central Library, IIT Delhi Hauz Khas New Delhi-110 016
Website: www.iitd.ac.in/library
Timing: Monday - Friday 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Saturday, Sundays and Holidays 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Mehrauli Road New Delhi - 110 067
University Librarian
Tel: 91-11-26717605, 26704551
Fax: 91-11-26717603
Email: librarian@mail.jnu.ac.in,
Timing: 9am to 10pm
Closed on: Open on all days

Maharaja Fatehsinhrao Gaekwad Library and Documentation Centre
World Wide Fund for Nature- India.
172- B, Lodi Estate, New Delhi
Timing: 9.30am to 5.30pm
Closed on: 2nd & 4th Saturday. & Sunday

Max Mueller Bhavan
3, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001
Tel: 91 11 23329506
Director Information and Library
South Asia Coordinator
Tel: 91 11 23329506
Fax: 91 11 23722573
Email: bartel@delhi.goethe.org
Website: http://www.goethe.de
Timing: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed on: Wednesday and Sunday.

National Archives
Opposite the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts,
Inter-section of Janpath and Rajpath, Delhi India
Tel: 91-11-23384797
Fax No: 91-11-23384127
Email: archives@nic.in
Website: nationalarchives.nic.in

National Science Library
INSDOC, 14, Satsang Vihar Marg,
Institutional Road, Mehrauli Road, New Delhi
Nehru Memorial Library
Teen Murti Bhavan, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi
Website: www.nehrumemorial.org

Ramakrishna Mission Library
Ramakrishna Ashram Marg, Panchkuian Road, Delhi
Website: www.rkmissiondel.org
Timing: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. & 4 p.m.to 8 p.m.
Closed on: Monday.

Russian Centre
24, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi
Timing: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed on: 2nd & 4th Saturday and on Sunday.

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
5, Bhai Vir Singh Marg, Opposite Saint Columba's School, New Delhi
Timing: 9am to 5pm
Closed on: Saturday & Sunday

Libraries For Children

Dr. B.C. Roy Children's Reading Room and Library

Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,
New Delhi 110 002
Tel: 91-11-3316970-74
Fax: 91-11-3721090
Email: cbtnd@yahoo.com
Timings: 9am to 5pm
Closed on: Saturday & Sunday
Website: www.childrensbooktrust.com/lib.htm

Children's Library
Kotla Road, Delhi
Timings: 9.30am to 5.30pm
Closed on: Public Holidays.

Comments (14)
    • Mayank Chopra 16/12/2012, 7:11 PM

      Kindly send the list of all libraries located near Uttam nagar, Tilak nagar and I.P Estate....
    • Comment #14
    • Aisha 16/12/2012, 4:27 PM

      hi,i m preparing for entranc.is there any library where we can sit fore study on night without any intrupption.i m residing in Munirka.kindly send me library list
    • Comment #13
    • aman kumar 13/10/2012, 8:47 PM

      plese tell me library near of dwarka more?
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    • mukesh 21/3/2012, 8:21 PM

      please tell me some library near patel nagar (delhi) where i can study . just a reading room will be enough. i am from haryana , so no able to use public library.
    • Comment #11
    • NEERAJ SHARMA 9/3/2012, 9:50 AM

      plz tel me a library with reading room where i can read my books ...Am living in kapashera near IGi airport ...plz tell the nearest one...
    • Comment #10
    • gurmeet 6/3/2012, 3:53 PM

      hi i m preparing for civil services. is there any library where we can sit for unlimited time to study w/o any interruption. i am residing in vasant vihar. kindly send the list of such libraries.
    • Comment #9
    • Pramila Maya Narayan 5/3/2012, 1:40 PM

      any library in delhi having reading hall where we can sit and read my book which i get with me
    • Comment #8
    • Ratna 29/2/2012, 8:50 AM

      plz tell me the address Librarian library of india parliament council house new delhi
    • Comment #7
    • MANISH JOSHI 26/2/2012, 2:50 AM

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    • Dr. Prashant 18/2/2012, 4:06 PM

      any library in delhi having reading hall where we can sit and read my book which i get with me
    • Comment #5
    • Anoop 13/2/2012, 4:50 PM

      Plz tell me any architecture library in New Delhi. Thanks....
    • Comment #4
    • akanksha 2/2/2012, 9:04 PM

      plz tell me the location of teenmurty library.
    • Comment #3
    • Ajit 15/11/2011, 9:09 PM

      Plz tel me a library nearer to karolbagh
    • Comment #2
    • Dr.Mamata 1/11/2011, 10:38 PM

      would you please help me with list of libraries located in delhi exclusively meant for medical books,journals and articles ? It would be of great help to me to work on my dissertation smoothly.
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