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 in Kolkata is now open for members! Members can now book an appointment online to schedule their visit to the library, browse their favourite books and borrow them. Stay in the library will be limited to two hours only for each member.

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Head to the library section if you're interested in our digital library and find out more about our recreational and skill based programmes online.

Have a question? Call us at +91 9830068181, Mon-Sat 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

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Opening hours and holidays

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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