The Delhi libraries every bookworm should head to right now!

Reading is a wonderful experience, whether it is reading a classic or a fiction it always stays with us. Especially, when you are reading in a library, the aura is such that it lets you cherish the book even more.

Some libraries in Delhi that are a must visit –

  • Delhi public library

Their main motto is to make reading accessible to all. They have several branches in Delhi and one of the largest one being in Sarojini Nagar. They have a vast collection of books in several regional languages, including Hindi. The library also offers a separate reading space for kids and to borrow books.

Location: Multiple locations

  • The American library

If you are a member of this library, it offers several advantages from free Wi-Fi to several movie screenings. Most of their books are a collection of American authors. They also offer several DVD’s for movies and even classics.

Membership: INR 400

Location: Connaught Place

  • Fatehpuri library

This library is located within the Fatehpuri mosque itself. It’s a treasure in itself by offering books from pre –partition era. Some books can only be viewed through the glass doors and that is an experience in itself.

Do visit this library for a worthwhile experience and to view the magnificent architecture.

Location: Chandni Chowk

  • Japan Foundation library

If you are a fan of manga, you shouldn’t be missing out on the Japan Foundation Library, owing to their large collection of manga from various acclaimed writers and artists. They have a lot of general reference material and research information related to Japan, too, including an audio-video library.

Membership: One-year membership for INR 300

Location: Lajpat Nagar

  • British council library

It is considered to be one of the best libraries if you want to spend some quality time reading with its vast variety in books and an ideal location to study as well.

Oh, and it even has café that offers coffee and snacks.

Membership: One – year membership for INR 1,800

Location: Barakhama Road


Now, don’t let anything come between you and books.

Spend a peaceful and relaxing evening in these libraries.







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