British Deputy High Commission 737 Anna Salai Chennai Tamil Nadu 600 002
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Our library have over 20,000 books, DVDs, magazines and newspapers. You can browse through our full collection online or you can visit the library Monday to Saturday.

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

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Opening hours and holidays

Opening hours

Day Office hours Visitors hours
Monday - Saturday 9.00 hours - 19.00 hours 9.00 hours - 19.00 hours
Sunday Closed Closed

Public holiday closing dates 2018

Date Holiday
14 January Pongal
26 January Republic Day
30 March Good Friday
01 April Easter Sunday
14 April Tamil New Year/Baisakhi
01 May May Day
15 June Id-ul-Fitr
15 August Independence Day
22 August Id-ul-Zuha
02 September Krishna Jayanti
13 September Ganesh Chaturthi
02 October Gandhi Jayanti
18 October Durga Pooja
19 October Dussehra
06 November Naraka Chaturdashi/Kali Pooja
25 December Christmas

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