Whether you’re a student looking for a reading space with unlimited learning resources, or a parent focussed on holistic development of their children, our library provides you the right opportunities to meet your needs.

Get access to a great variety of English literature and language resources, children’s books, self-help guides and international magazines, along with an elaborate digital library of popular e-magazines, journals, books, audiobooks, games, B-school resources and more, available 24x7!

To top it all, connect with like-minded people through our unique programmes & events to share ideas, spark discussions, and build communities in a safe, stress-free environment.


  • Trusted online and offline learning resources 
  • Space conducive to focussed learning 
  • Workshops curated by experts 
  • Fun-Filled engagement activities 


  • Unlimited access to online library accessible anytime, anywhere.
  • Reading space with permission to bring personal books 
  • Membership transferrable to any of the 8 locations in India 
  • Online payment option
  • Online renewal facility
  • E-newsletter on latest happenings
  • Free entry to events


As an Individual and Family member you will get complimentary access to our online collection where you can access:

  • E-Journals - Read and download over 2,000+ journals from JSTOR and 15,000+ from Proquest Central
  • E-Books - Read and download 1,20,000+ full text e-books and audio books(includes academic and fiction)
  • E-Magazines - Read and download the best of UK magazines including The Economist, Amateur Photographer, New Scientist etc.
  • Full version of 'Road to IELTS Guide' with 150 hours of practice.
  • E-Newspapers - Read 8,000+ e-newspapers from across 100 countries.
  • E-Movies - Watch over 8,000 award winning movies, short feature films and documentaries.
  • E-Learning - Access 40,000 online learning modules on soft skills and software applications.
  • E-Resources for Children - Enjoy 'Learn English for Kids' resource and over 16,000 digital graphic novels and e-comics.
  • Movies, theatre performances, music documentaries and live concerts to stream online.


There are three types of memberships available - 'Online’, ‘Individual’ and ‘Family’.

Online - Gives you access to our online library anywhere in India (items 1-7 given above).

Individual and Family - Gives you access to our physical libraries in eight cities across India, in addition to our online library. 


Fee: INR 2200 for 1 year

You will be able to:

  • borrow up to six items at a time from our collection for adults in our physical libraries
  • access our complete Online Library (resources 1-7 given above)
  • join our exclusive events, workshops, seminars, and cultural programmes.


Fee: INR 4200 for 1 year

You will be able to:

  • borrow up to 14 items at a time from our collection for kids and adults
  • access our complete Online Library (resources 1-7 given above)
  • gain access for four family members
  • join our exclusive events, workshops, seminars, and cultural programmes
  • get priority access to children's events and workshops.


Fee: INR 1800 for 1 year

You will be able to access our complete online collection (items 1-7 given above) from anywhere in India, on any computer, tablet, or mobile device.


For details, call +91-9811404972 or 011-41497317, Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or write to indiacustomercare@britishcouncil.org.

You can also use the 'Start live chat' button on the right to talk to us, Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.