British Council Division, British High Commission, 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Delhi 110001
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Note: 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 and find out more about our recreational and skill based programmes online.

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

New Delhi Library

British Council

Opening hours and holidays

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

Public holiday closing dates 2023

Date Day Holiday
26-Jan Thursday Republic Day
08-Mar Wednesday Holi
07-Apr Friday Good Friday
08-May Monday King's Coronation
29-Jun Thursday Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
15-Aug Tuesday Independence Day
30-Aug Wednesday Raksha Bandhan
02-Oct Monday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
24-Oct Tuesday Dussehra
15-Nov Wednesday Bhai Duj
27-Nov Monday Guru Nanak's Birthday
25-Dec Monday Christmas Day

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