British Council Division, British High Commission 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg New Delhi Delhi 110 001
Telephone number
+91 0120-4569000
Telephone number
+91 0120-6684353
Telephone number
+91 2371 0717
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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.

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 2017

Date Holiday
26 Jan Republic Day
24 Feb Maha Shivratri
13 Mar Holi
4 Apr Ramnavmi
14 Apr Good Friday
15 Apr Easter Priviledge Holiday
10 May Budh Poornima
26 Jun Idu'l Fitr, Ramzan
07 Aug Raksha Bandhan
15 Aug Independence Day
02 Sep Id-Ul-Zuha
30 Sep Dusshera
02 Oct Gandhi Jayanti
19 Oct Diwali
20 Oct Govardhan Pooja / Bali Padhami
21 Oct Bhai Dooj
04 Nov Guru Nanak's Birthday
25 Dec Christmas
26 Dec Boxing Day

Contact and location