British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission, L & T Chambers, First Floor 16 Camac Street Kolkata West Bengal 700 017
Telephone number
Indialibraries@britishcouncil.org

About

n light of the Covid-19 situation in India, our physical libraries remain closed until further notice. 

As the first step towards resuming our physical services, we are resuming our online book ordering and pickup service for members. This service is currently available for members in Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata only. 

Know more

Members are encouraged to use our wide range of educational and recreational resources online  and stay connected with us through our vibrant series of online workshops and programmes.

Have a question? Call us at +91 9830068181, Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Opening hours and holidays

In light of the Covid-19 situation in India, our physical libraries remain closed until further notice.

As the first step towards resuming our physical services, we are resuming our online book ordering and pickup service for members. This service is currently available for members in Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata only. Click here to know more.

  • 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

Public holiday closing dates 2021

Date Holiday
1 January New Years Day
26 January Republic Day
28 March Dolijatra
29 March Holi
2 April Good Friday
15 April Bengali New year
15 August Independence Day
02 October Gandhi Jayanti
12 October Maha Saptami
13 October Maha Ashtami
14 October Maha Navami / Ayudha Puja
15 October Dussehra
4 November Diwali
25 December Christmas 

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