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Libraries in Kolkata

Updated on: Feb 7, 2013

Being one of the most important cultural hubs of India, libraries in Kolkata play a very crucial role in the enhancement and enrichment of its cultural scenario. Since the pre independence period, till date, libraries in Kolkata are regarded as centers of cultural and intellectual revolution. In the pre independence era, there were few numbers of libraries, but all those libraries were replete with books, which satisfied hunger for knowledge of the contemporary Kolkata educationalists and intellectuals. Kolkata houses some of the most famous and well recognized library of the whole nation.

Kolkata libraries are not only benefiting intellectuals and academicians, but they are also of great help to the students, research scholars and people from all disciplines of life. Major Kolkata libraries have wide range of collection, from humanities, sociology, Arts, science to various other disciplines.

Here, for your benefit, we are providing you with relevant details about libraries in Kolkata:

National Library

Address: Director,
National Library,
Belvedere, Kolkata-700027
West Bengal, INDIA
Contact No(s): 033-2479-1381 to 1384
Fax: 033-2479-1462
Email: nldirector@rediffmail.com
Website: www.nlindia.org

British Council Library

Address: British Deputy High Commission
L & T Chambers 1st Floor 16 Camac Street
Kolkata - 700 017
West Bengal,India
Phone : +91 33 22825370
Fax: +91 33 22824804
Email: kolkata.library@in.britishcouncil.org

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