British Council Division, British High Commission, 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Delhi 110001
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Our library in Delhi 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.

New Delhi Library

British Council

Opening hours and holidays

Public holiday closing dates 2021

Date Holiday
01 January New year's Day
26 January Republic Day
29 March Holi
2 April Good Friday
14 May Eid ul Fitr (Ramzan Id)
26 May Buddh Purnima
21 July Eid - ul - Zuha (Bakri Id)
2 October Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
14 October Maha Navami / Ayudha Puja
15 October Dussehra
4 November Diwali
5 November Govardhan Pooja
6 November Bhai Dooj
19 November Guru Nanak Birthday
25 December Christmas Day



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