British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission, L & T Chambers, First Floor 16 Camac Street Kolkata West Bengal 700 017
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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 09:00-19:00 11:00-19:00
Sunday Closed Closed

Public holiday closing dates 2018

Date Holiday
22 January Saraswati Pooja
26 January Republic Day
02 March Holi
30 March Good Friday
16 June Id-ul-Fitr
15 August Independence Day
22 August Id-ul-Zuha
02 October Gandhi Jayanti
16 October Durga Pooja (Saptami)
17 October Durga Pooja (Astami)
18 October Durga Pooja (Nabami)
19 October Durga Pooja (Dashami)
06 November Kali Pooja
25 December Christmas

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