British Deputy High Commission 737 Anna Salai Chennai Tamil Nadu 600 002
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Our libraries in Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata have reopened with care. Members can now sit and read, browse and borrow their favourite books from Monday to Saturday between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Head to the library section if you're interested in our digital library. Find out more about our wide range of educational and recreational resources online

Have a question? Chat with us, Mon-Sat 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

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Opening hours and holidays

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Public holiday closing dates 2024

Date Day Holiday
01-Jan-2024 Monday New Year Day
15-Jan 2024 Monday Pongal
26-Jan 2024 Friday Republic day
29-Mar-2024 Friday Good Friday
11-April-2024 Thursday Eid ul Fitr (Ramzan Id)
15 Aug-2024 Thursday Independence Day
2-Oct-2024 Wednesday Gandhi Gayanti
31-Oct 2024 Thursday Diwali
25-Dec-2024 Wednesay Christmas Day

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