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 2018

Date Holiday
26 January Republic Day
02 March Holi
30 March Good Friday
14 April Baisakhi
30 April Budh Poornima
15 June Id-ul-Fitr
15 August Independence Day
02 October Gandhi Jayanti
19 October Dussehra
07 November Diwali
08 November Govardhan Pooja
23 November Guru Nanak's Birthday
24 November Guru Teg Bahadur Martyrdom Day
25 December Christmas
26 December Boxing Day

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