Bibliophiles,Rush Into The Best!

I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.

Advertisement

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about books? The first thing that comes to my mind is Best friend. Books are a man’s best friend. Need to tell something to someone? There’s a book. Need to say something but can’t gather words? There’s a book. For everything and anything, you’ve got a book for you with a bonus! It doesn’t judge you. 🙂

Everyone of us must visit a library for once, for the peace they provide you. The calm of being in a place full of stories is just so baffling.

Here are some of the best libraries in Delhi that a bibliophile must visit.

1. Delhi Public Library

Where- It is located at various places. Visit www.dpl.gov.in.

Broke and want to read a book? This place is going to fulfill your craving.
It is a central library and is spread all over Delhi that makes it quite accessible for everyone. One of its biggest branch is in Sarojini Nagar. It has a huge collection of academic, non-academic and regional books. The library has a separate kids section as well. What makes this library unique is that it offers membership for Rs 25-30 for a period of about five years.

Delhi Public Library
Delhi Public Library

2. Marwari Library

Where- Chandni Chowk.

Located amidst the chaos of Old Delhi, this library is run by Marwari Education Trust. This hidden gem is about a century old and holds books of Hindi literature and early mid 20th century periodicals. A must visit place for bookworms.

Marwari Library
Marwari Library

3. DU Library System

Where- Art Faculty, North Campus.

A central library now, offers a wide range of academic books. Can’t find a book anywhere? Head to DU library in 3..2..1..

DU Library
DU Library

4. The Ghalib Institute

Where- Mata Sundari Lane, Aiwan-e-Ghalib Marg, Near Bal Bhawan, New Delhi.

The name itself justifies that the place must have done justice to the books. Who doesn’t love Ghalib, anyway? The place is a must for all Urdu and Persian literature fanatics. The library has a broad range of Urdu letters. And as far as I believe, Urdu is the language of love.

The Ghalib Institute
The Ghalib Institute

5. The American Library

Where- American centre, 24 Kasturba Gandhi Marg.

The place offers a wide range of books by American authors and CD’s and DVD’s as well that you can watch. The place is a paradise for the people who love the works of novelists like Dan Brown. The library offers a membership of Rs 400 per year.

The American Library
The American Library

6. Sahitya Akademi

Where- 35, Ravindra Bhawan, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi.

Well organised and easy to access, the library offers a wide range of literature in 24 languages which makes the library a must visit. Also, it holds post independence literature in all Indian languages and offers entire collection of notable authors and critics.

Sahitya Akademi
Sahitya Akademi

7. British Council Library

Where- Opposite to American Library, Kasturba Gandhi Marg.

With amazing ambiance and a good seating arrangement, the library offers a wide range of books on almost all genres, be it educational or cultural. The membership is about Rs 1600 per year.

British Council Library
British Council Library

So what say bibliophiles? Heading to a world of paradise in 3..2..1..

Must Read

Why Is “Me” Time Important For Mental Health

Spending time with yourself is extremely important as the relationship you have with yourself is the most important one in your life. And in...

Are Indian Festivals Losing Their Charm?

The entire world is used to witnessing the passion and fervour with which Indians celebrate their festivals. India is a country blessed with a...

5 Beautiful Countries You Can Visit Without A Visa – Perks Of Holding An Indian Passport

Hi people! Are you an Indian passport holder? Have you ever wondered what your passport can do for you? Obviously except proving your citizenship!! Tough question,...

Indian Youngsters Going Abroad For Better Work Opportunities : A Problem We Need To Fix

India is the second most populous country in the world after China, and estimates reveal that by 2050 India will surpass China to grab...

DUTA Censures Signing of Tripartite MoU Between HRD Ministry, DU & UGC

On 10th October, the Delhi University Teachers' Association censured the signing of the Tripartite agreement between the UGC, HRD Ministry, and DU.They described it...

A Beginners Guide To Content Writing

Writing is certainly one of the most essential skills you can have. Content writing has also become a reputed profession in today's world. It...

8 Diwali Melas At Delhi University You Cant Afford To Miss This Year

The most charismatic time of the year is here with the festival of lights coming up. Bringing along with it the essence of culture,...

How The Work of Three Physics Nobel Laureates Changed The Way We Think of Cosmos

On Tuesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences recognised the work of three scientists for “contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the...

Learnings From The Aarey Episode!

“Trees are among the most prominent and critical organisms on Earth, yet we are only recently beginning to comprehend their global extent and distribution....

Key Takeaways From “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson

“You’ve got to find what you love… keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.” –Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Address, 2005 The life and escapades...