List of Libraries in Delhi

Delhi, the capital city of India, has some of the finest libraries in India. It is the home to some of the oldest libraries in the country. The libraries are spread across the entire city. These libraries have innumerable collection of books on almost every subject on English, Hindi, Urdu and other Indian languages. All the libraries in Delhi are storehouse of knowledge and are well stocked and also have wonderful study environment. A vast collection of books, manuscripts, journals, documentaries and thesis are available in the libraries in Delhi. The libraries in Delhi serve the students, teachers, researchers and other professionals who come here to seek knowledge. Find below a comprehensive list of public and private libraries in Delhi along with the information about their location, contact details, timings, membership details and the nearest metro station.

American Centre Library in DelhiAmerican Centre Library Delhi

The American Library is a library under the supervision of the American Embassy situated in New Delhi inside the American Center (the office of US government officials in India). The library was established in 1951 to promote understanding between the people of North India and the United States. There are books on topics related to American politics, American society, American culture and the American constitution which are served to the general public, teachers, students and researchers.

Location: 24 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001
Timings: Monday to Saturday 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m
Open Days: Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday
Phone: 91-11-23472000   
Fax: 91-11-23314253
Email: libdel@state.gov
Library Director: 91-11-23472111       
Circulation/Membership Desk: 91-11-23472119, 2298
Reference Desk: 91-11-23472115, 2116
Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba Road (Blue Line)
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British Council Library  Delhi 

British-Council-Library-DelhiThe British Council Library is located in Connaught Place, Delhi. It is a state-of-art-library with easy to use technology that enables to check out and return books, CDs and DVDs with ease. The membership also entitles one to join events, including tasks and workshops. The collection in the library consists of areas of English, Arts, Education and Society and also brings the best of contemporary UK to Indian audience. There is a total collection of up to 25,000 print books, 4,000 DVDs and 300 audio books, and 50 of the best UK periodicals and newspapers, covering the four subject areas. There is a growing collection of over 20,000 books, DVDs, audio books, periodicals and newspapers.

Location: British Council Division, British High Commission, 17, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110001
Timings: 10 AM to 6PM.
Open Days: Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday
Phone: 011-2371 1401, +91 11 4219 9000
Fax: 91-11-23710717
Email: delhi.library@in.britishcouncil.org
Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba Road (Blue Line)
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Delhi Public Library, Central Zone
Location: S.P Mukherji Marg, opposite Old Delhi Railway Station, Delhi - 110006
Timings: 08:00am to 08:00pm
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 011 23962682
Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk (Yellow Line)
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Delhi Public Library, East Zone
Location: Delhi Public Library, Near Anaj Mandi, Farsh Bazar, Shahdara Delhi -110032
Timings: 12:30pm to 07:00pm
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 011 22384137
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Delhi Public Library, North Zone
Location: Delhi Public Library, 5/56, D.B.Gupta Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-110005
Timings: 12:30pm to 07:00pm
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 011 23521372
Nearest Metro Station: Jhandewalan (Blue Line)
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Delhi Public Library, South zone
Location: H Block, near Sarojini Nagar Main Market, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi - 110023
Timings: 12:30pm to 07:00pm
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 011 24108320
Nearest Metro Station: INA (Yellow Line)
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Delhi Public Library, West Zone
Location: Delhi Public Library, E-2/7, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi -110008
Timings: 12:30pm to 07:00pm
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 011 25787791
Nearest Metro Station: Patel Nagar (Blue Line)
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Central Science Library, University of Delhi
Location: University of Delhi, near University road, Delhi - 110007
Timings: 09:00am to 05:00pm for weekdays
09:00am to 05:00pm on Saturday and Holidays
Open Days: Daily except National holidays
Phone: 91 11 27667911, 91 11 27667725
Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya (Yellow Line)
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Law Faculty Library, University of Delhi
Location: Law Centre 1, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Chhatra Marg, Delhi- 110007
Timings:  09:00am to 08:00pm on weekdays
09:00am to 05:30pm on other days
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 011 27662040, 011 27667725
Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya (Yellow Line)
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The Ratan Tata Library, University of Delhi
Location: Delhi School of Economics, University Enclave, Delhi - 110007
Timings: 09:00am to 07:00pm on weekdays (16th July to 31st May)
09:00am to 06:00pm on weekdays (1st June to 15th July)
Open Days: Daily except Sundays of January-December
Phone: 91 11 27667688, 91 11 27666463
Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya (Yellow Line)
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East Asian Studies Library, University of Delhi
Location: Library functions at two locations:
First floor, Arts Faculty Extension Building, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110007
Third floor, New Social Science building, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110007.
Timings: 09:00am to 05:30pm
Open Days: All except Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays noted by University
Phone: 011 27666675
Nearest Metro Station:Vishwavidyalaya (Yellow Line)
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Faculty of Arts & Science Library, University of Delhi
Location: Faculty of Arts & Science, Chhatra Marg, University Enclave, Delhi - 110007
Timings: 08:00am to 08:00pm on working days
09:00am to 05:30pm on Saturday and Sundays
Open Days: Daily except national holidays
Phone: 011 27667185
Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya (Yellow Line)
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FMS Library, University of Delhi
Location: Faculty of Management Studies, Universtiy of Delhi, Opposite Kirori Mal College, Delhi- 110007
Timings: 09:00am to 09:00pm for Monday to Saturday ( 1st July to 31st March)
09:00am to 05:30pm for Monday to Friday (1st April to 30th June)
09:00am to 05:30 pm on Sundays and Holidays
Open Days: Daily except National Holidays
Phone: 91 11 27666382,91 11 27666388
Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya (Yellow Line)
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Central Secretariat Library
Location: Central Secretariat Library, G. Wing,  Shastri Bhawan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi-110001
Timings: 09:00am to 06:00pm on weekdays
 09:00am to 05:30pm on Saturday
Open Days: Daily except Sundays and Public holidays notified by the Government of India
Phone: 91 11 23389684, 011 23389383
Email: mailfromcsl@gmail.com
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat (Violet/Yellow Line)
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Central Secretariat Library, R.K. Puram
Location: R.K. Puram, Branch Library, West Block – 7, Sector – 1, Rama Krishna Puram, New Delhi – 110066
Timings: 09:00am to 06:00pm on weekdays
09:00am to 05:30pm on Saturday
Open Days: All except Sundays and Public holidays notified by the Government of India
Email: mailfromcsl@gmail.com
Phone: 91-11-23389684, 23389383 (Library and Information Officer)
Nearest Metro Station: AIIMS (Yellow Line)
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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Library
Location: Central Library, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Meharuli Road, New Delhi – 110067
Timings: 09:00am to 08:00pm
Open Days: Daily except National Holidays and Holi
Phone: 011-26742676, 26742575
Email: Infoserv@mail.jnu.ac.in
Fax: +(91)-(11) - 26742586
Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas (Yellow Line)
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Art Reference Library and Documentation Centre
Location: National Gallery of Modern Art, Jaipur House, India Gate, New Delhi-110003
Phone: 011 23384640
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat (Violet/Yellow Line)
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Central Archeological Library
Location: Second Floor, National Archives Annexe, Janpath, New Delhi
Phone: 011-23387475
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat (Violet/Yellow Line)
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Centre for Women's Development Studies Library
Location: Centre for Women's Development Studies, 25- Bhai Vir Singh Marg, Gole Market, New Delhi - 110001
Timings: 10:00am to 05:00pm
Open Days: Monday to Friday. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Phone: 91 11 32226930, 011 32226931
Email: cwdslib@vsnl.net
Nearest Metro Station: Ramakrishna Ashram Marg (Blue Line)
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Dr. B.C. Roy Children’s Reading Room and Library
Location: Children’s Book Trust, Nehru House, 4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi - 110002
Timings: 09:30am to 05:00pm
Open Days: Daily except National holidays
Phone: 91-11-23316970-74
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
Fax: 91-11-23721090
E-mail: cbtnd@cbtnd.com
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Habitat Library and Resource Centre
Location: Habitat Library and Resource Centre, Second Floor, Convention Centre, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi- 110003
Timings: 10:00am to 08:00pm
Open Days: Daily except National holidays and Holi
Phone: 011 24682001/ 24682005
Email: info@indiahabitat.org
Nearest Metro Station: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Violet Line)
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research Library
Location: ICAR, Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi - 110114
Phone: harish.icar@rediffmail.com, 09311357081
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Indian Council of Historical Research
Location: Indian Council of Historical Research, 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi- 110001
Timings: 09:30am to 05:30pm on weekdays
10:00am to 05:00pm on weekends
Open Days: All except Sundays and Gazetted holidays
Phone: 011 233848544, +91 9958850099
Fax: 91-11-23383421
Email: support@ichrindia.org
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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Indian Council of World Affairs Library
Location: Indian Council of World Affairs, Sapru House, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-110001
Timings: 09:00am to 07:00pm on weekdays
09:00am to 05;00pm on Saturdays
Open Days: Daily except Sundays and public holidays
Phone: 011-23359159, 011-23317246,  Extension- 432
Email: librarian@icwa.in
Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba Road (Blue Line)
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Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Central Library
Location: Indian Institute of Technology, Safdarjung Development Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi- 110016
Timings: 09:00am to 09:00pm on weekdays
10:00am to 06:00pm on weekends and holidays
Open Days: All days except National holidays and Diwali, Holi and Dussehra
Phone: 011- 2658 2037    
Email: webmaster@admin.iitd.ac.in
Fax: +(91)-(11) 2658 2277
Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas (Yellow Line)
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Lalit Kala Academi Library
Location: Lalit Kala Academi, Rabindra Bhawan, 35- Ferozeshah road, New Delhi- 110001
Timings: 09:30am to 06:00pm
Open Days: Daily except Saturdays,Sundays and Gazetted holidays
Phone: 011 23009200/ 23009292
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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Max Muller Bhavan/ Goethe - Institut Library
Location: Goethe-Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan, 3- Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001
Timings: 09:30am to 06:00pm on weekdays except Mondays
11:00am to 06:00pm on Saturdays
Open Days: Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays
Phone: +91 11 23471125, +91 11 2347 1100
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House and Barakhamba Road (Blue Line)
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National Archives of India Library
Location: National Archives of India, Janpath, New Delhi- 110001
Timings: 9.30 AM to 6PM.
Open Days: Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday
Phone: 011-23383436, 23385941    
Fax No: 91-11-23384127
Email: archives@nic.in
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat (Violet/Yellow Line)
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Indian Statistical Institute Delhi Centre Library
Location: 7 S.J.S. Sansanwal Marg, New Delhi - 110 016
Timings: Monday-Friday: (9.00am - 9.00pm), Saturday: (10.00am - 2.00pm)
Days Open: Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays
Phone: 91-11 - 4149 3975 / 4149 3976
Fax: 91-11 - 4149 3981
Nearest Metro Station: GTB Nagar (Yellow Line)
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National Gandhi Museum Library
Location: National Gandhi Museum, Rajghat, New Delhi -110002
Timings: 09:30am to 05:30pm
Open Days: Daily except Mondays
Phone: 011 23311793
Nearest Metro Station: Udyog Bhawan (Violet Line)
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National Medical Library
Location: National Medical Library, Post Bag No.3, Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110029
Timings: 09:00am to 08:00pm
Open Days: Daily
Phone: 91 11 6522901, 91 11 6568028
E-mail: nmldghs@bol.net.in
Tele-fax (Deputy Director): 91 11 6967489
Nearest Metro Station: AIIMS (Yellow Line)
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National Museum Library
Location: National museum, Janpath, New Delhi
Timings: 10:00 am to 05:00pm on weekdays and Saturdays
Open Days: Daily except Sundays, Second Saturdays and Gazetted holidays
Phone: 011-23017721/ 23019272, Extension- 238 or 235
Email: natmuslib@gmail.com
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat (Violet/Yellow Line) and Udyog Bhawan (Viloet Line)
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National Science Library (National institute of Science Communication and Information Resources)
Location: 14, Satsang Vihar Marg, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi- 110067
Timings:  09:00am to 08:00pm on weekdays
09:30am to 05:00pm on Saturdays
Open Days: Daily except Sundays and Gazetted holidays
Phone: 011 26516672
Email: nsl@niscair.res.in
Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar or Hauz Khas (Yellow Line)
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National Social Science Documentation Centre (NASSDOC), ICSSR
Location: Indian Council of Social Science Research, JNU Institutional Area, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi - 110067
Timings: 09:30am to 06:00pm
Open Days: Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday
Phone: 91 11 26741849/ 50/ 51
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Ramakrishna Mission Library
Location: Ramakrishna Mission, Ramakrishna Ashram Marg, New Delhi-110055
Timings: 08:00am to 11:00pm and 04:00pm to 08:00pm
Open Days: All except Mondays and notified holidays
Phone: 91 11 23587110/ 23580091/ 23580092
Email: library@rkmdelhi.org
Nearest Metro Station: Ramakrishna Ashram Marg (Blue Line)
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Russian Centre of Science and Culture India Library
Location: Russian Centre of Science and Culture Library, 24- Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi- 110001
Timings: 10:00am to 06:00pm
Open Days: All except Saturdays, Sundays and 1st Friday of every month
Phone: 011 23329102
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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Nehru Memorial Library
Location: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi- 110011
Phone: 91 11 23794407/ 23013203
Email: radheyshyam58@yahoo.com
Nearest Metro Station: Udyog Bhawan (Yellow Line)
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Sahitya Academi Library
Location: Sahitya Academi, Rabindra Bhavan, 35, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi-110001
Timings: 09:30am to 06:00pm on weekdays and Saturdays
Open Days: Daily except Sundays and Gazetted holidays
Phone: 91 11 23386626/ 27/ 28
Email: secy@ndb.vsnl.net.in
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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Sangeet Natak Academi Library
Location: Sangeet Natak Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi - 110001
Timings: 09:30am to 05:30pm on weekdays
Open Days: Monday to Friday. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
Phone: 011 23387246/ 47/ 48
Email: mail@sangeetnatak.gov.in
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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Shastri Indo Canadian Institute Library
Location: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, 5- Bhai Vir Singh Marg, New Delhi- 110001
Timings: 09;00am to 05:00pm
Open Days: Daily except Saturday and Sunday
Phone: 011 23746417/ 3314/ 2677
Email: sici@sici.org.in
Fax: +(91)-(11) - 22374 6416
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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Tulsi Sadan Library
Location: Hindi & Regional Languages Wing (Tulsi Sadan Library), Bahawalpur House, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi – 110001
Timings: 09:00am to 06:00pm on weekdays
09:00am to 05:30pm on Saturday
Open Days: All except Sundays and Public holidays notified by the Government of India
Email: mailfromcsl@gmail.com
Nearest Metro Station: Mandi House (Blue Line)
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The Centre for Women’s Development Studies    
Location: 25 Bhai Vir Singh Marg, Gole Market, New Delhi–110001    
Timings: 9AM to 5PM
Open Days: Monday to Friday. Closed on Saturday and Sunday
Phone: 011-2336 6931, 2336 6930    
Fax: +(91)-(11) - 2334 6044
Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk (Blue Line)
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Central Library & Information Centre, CII
Location: Plot No. 249-F, Udyog Vihar, Sector 18, Udyog Vihar, Gurgaon, Haryana -122015
Timings: 09:00 am to 05:15pm
Open Days: Monday to Friday
Phone: 91 11 43546244, 91 9910446244
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Alliance Française Media Library
Location: Alliance Française de Delhi, 72- Lodi Estate, New Delhi- 110003
Timings: 10:00am to 6:30pm on weekdays
Open Days: Daily except on Sundays and public holidays
Phone: 011 43500221, 43500220
Email: thefrenchlibrary@afdelhi.org
Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh (Yellow Line)
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Ghalib Library
Location: Ghalib Museum and LIbrary, opposite the Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Aulia, New Delhi
Nearest Metro Station: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Violet Line)
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Manana Devabhuti Damodar Library
Location: Greater Kailash II, Delhi
Phone: 9899411646
Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony (Violet Line)
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