British Council Division, British High Commission 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg New Delhi Delhi 110 001
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Located in Connaught Place in an iconic building designed by Charles Correa, the Delhi library is visited by people from across all walks of life that enjoy reading and cultural activities/events.

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.

New Delhi Library

British Council

Opening hours and holidays

Opening hours

Day Office hours Visitors hours
Monday - Saturday 09:00-19:00 10:00-19:00
Sunday Closed Closed

Public holiday closing dates 2020

Date Holiday
1 January New Year's Day
26 January Republic Day
21 February Maha Shivaratri
10 March Holi
6 April Mahavir Jayanti
10 April Good Friday
13 April Easter Monday/ Baisakhi
7 May Buddha Purnima
25 May Eid-ul-Fitr (Ramzan Id)
1 August Eid al-Adha (Bakr - Id)
3 August Raksha Bandhan
15 August Independence Day
02 October Gandhi Jayanti
25 October Dussehra
30 October Eid-ul-Milad
14 November Diwali
15 November Govardhan Puja
16 November Bhai Duj
30 November Guru Nanak Birthday
25 December Christmas
26 December Boxing Day

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