British Council Division, British High Commission 17 Kasturba Gandhi Marg New Delhi Delhi 110 001
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Our online book ordering and pickup service is now available in Delhi!

If you're a member of our library in Delhi, you can pre-select your favourite books from our physical collection and collect them from the library at the given date and time. Click here for details.

You can also browse through our full collection online or download our myLOFT app to access our resources on your mobile.

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

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Opening hours and holidays

Opening hours

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, our libraries will remain closed until further notice. However, you can avail our online book ordering and pickup service. To know more about it, please click here for details.

Public holiday closing dates 2021

Date Holiday
01 January New year's Day
26 January Republic Day
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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