Check Out These Libraries in Chandigarh


Are you fond of reading books? No, I am not talking about those regular courses book, rather I am talking about novels or something which can take you to another world. A few times back, I read somewhere that books don’t change people, paragraphs do or even sometimes sentences and I totally agree with this quote. According to me the best time to read is when there is a pure silent and the best place to sit and read is a library and I am sure there are many people who agree with me and they also love to visit the library. The best part about visiting library is that here you can get every genre of a book whether any course related book or any novel. Nobody can disturb you here, you can spend as much time as you want to spend with these books.So, what are you waiting for? Let’s check out these libraries in Chandigarh.

The State Library

The state library was established in 1995. It is one of the biggest libraries in Chandigarh.They have a huge collection of books in different languages like Hindi, English, Gujarati, and Marathi.

Address: Sector 34, (Opposite Gurdwara), Chandigarh

Timings: Monday-Friday (10:00am-5:00pm) , Saturday and Sunday closed

Contact: 0172-2676002


British Council Library

If you are fond of reading books and love the smell of the books then British council library is the best place for you. They have every genre of book and digital magazines also. Non-members are also welcome here to browse and read books.

Address:  C515, 5th Floor, Elante Office Block, Chandigarh.

Timings : Monday –  Saturday ( 11:00am-7:00pm )

Contact Number: 0120 456 9000 


A.C Joshi Library

A.C. Joshi library was established in 1947. It is one of the oldest libraries in Chandigarh. It is centrally air-conditioned and seating accommodation for over 500 readers are available. The best thing about this library is that operates 24*7. Isn’t cool? Everyone must check out this library in Chandigarh.

Address: Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh.

Timings: 24*7

Contact: 0172 2534551


Beant Singh Memorial Library

The Beant Singh Memorial Library, have all genre of books including biographies of various Indian personalities and also related religion and cultural moments books are available here. They have a nice seating arrangement for the readers. If you are biography reader then must check out this library in Chandigarh.

Address: Sector 42B, Chandigarh

Timings: Monday-Friday (8:00am-8:00pm) , Saturday-Sunday (10:00am-6:00pm).

Contact: 0172 2621409


The Browser Library and Bookstore

The browser library was established in 1997, they have a wider range of collection of books of fiction and non-fiction of children. Non-members can read at the library or can buy any book. Second-hand books are also available at the minimum cost.

Address: SCO-14/15, Madhya Marg, Sector 8C, Chandigarh

Timings: Monday-Saturday (10:00am-7:30pm)

Contact: 0172-2547340


Central State Library

Central State Library is one of the oldest libraries in Chandigarh. You will see here many students, research scholars and children as this place contain both academic and non-academic books. This library provides mobile library services as well.

Address:  Sector 17, Near DC Office, Chandigarh

Timings: Monday – Sunday (8:00am-8:00pm)

Contact: 0172 270 2565


Check out these libraries in Chandigarh.



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