Century Old Libraries

Title NAME OF LIBRARIES YEAR OF ESTABLISHED ADDRESS WORKING HOURS WEBSITE SPECIAL INTEREST
1. Agarpara Pathagar 1 891 P.O. Agarpara, Dist. 24 Parganas(N) Mon-Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m.
2. Ariadaha Association Library 1 870 132 Fider Road, Ariadaha, Kolkata 700057 Mon-Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Old Journals, Manuscripts
3. Asutosh Memorial Library 1 891 92 Shyamaprasad Mukharjee Road, Kolkata 700026 5-30 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Sunday - closed Rare books, Rare journals, Books on Drama
4. Asiatic Society 1 784 1 Park Street, Kolkata 700016 Mon–Fri 8-00a.m. to 8-00 p.m. & Sat – 9-45a.m. to 6-15 p.m. www.asiaticsocitycal.com Manuscripts, Coins, Rare books.
5. Bagbazar Reading Library 1 883 2, K.C. Bose Road, Kolkata 700004 Mon-Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Rare books & rare journals
6. Bagila Bankim Pathagar 1 900 Bagila, Burdwan Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 11-00 a.m. to 6-00 p.m.
7. Bally Sadharan Granthagar 1 885 383, G.T Road P.O. Bali Howrah 711201 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat- 1-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Manuscripts,Rare books, old journals
8. Bandhab Library 1 869 Uttarpara, Joynagar – Majilpore, 24 Parganas(S) Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat- 11-00 a.m. to 6-00 p.m.
9. Bangiya Sahitya Parisad 1 894 243/1 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, kolkata-700006 2-00p.m. to 6-30 p.m. Thursday - Closed Old paintings, Coins, Sculpture, Manuscripts, Rare books, Old journals & Periodicals
10. Old paintings, Coins, Sculpture, Manuscripts, Rare books, Old journals & Periodicals 1 884 42/3 Laxminarayan Chakrabarty Lane, Howrah-711101 6-30 a.m. to 10-30 a.m. & 6-30 p.m. to 9-30 p.m. Closed – Monday & Sunday evening Rare books & rare journals
11. Baranagar Peoples Library 1 876 50/1 B.K Moitra Road Kolkata 700036 7-30 p.m. to 8-30 p.m. & Sun 8-30a.m. to 10-30 a.m. Rare books & Old Journals
12. Bankim Chandra Library 1 906 Gorabazar, P.O-Bahrampur, Murshidabad
13. Bansberia Public Library 1 891 P.O. Bansberia, Hoogly PIN-712502 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Manuscripts, Rare books, Old journals
14. Barisa Pathagar 1 904 37, K.K.Roy Chowdhury Road, Kolkata-700008
15. Belur Sadharan Granthagar 1 895 3/1 Lalababu Sayar Road, Belur Moth, Howrah Mon–Fri 6-30 p.m. to 8-30 p.m.& Sun-9-00 a.m. to 11.00 Old Journals, Rare Books
16. Beleghata Sandhya Samity 1 900 13 Kalitara Basu Lane, Kolkata-700010 7-00a.m to 9-00a.m & 7-00 p.m to 9-00 p.m, Thursday Closed Rare Books
17. Belgharia Parymohan Memorial Town Library 1 905 87, M.M.Feeder Road, Belgharia, Kolkata-56
18. Bhadreswar Public Library 1 909 Library Road, P.O. Bhadreswar Dist. Hooghly, Pin-712124
19. Bharati Prasad 1 890 R.G. Kar Road, Kolkata 700004 5-30 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. ./ Sunday - 7-00 a.m to 10-00 a.m /Saturday closed Rare books, Old Journals
20. Boral Priyanath Library 1 871 Boral, 24 Parganas(S) Evening Only, Closed on Thursday Manuscripts, Old books
21. The Boys Own Library and Young Men’s Institute 1 909 2, Boys Own Library Row Kolkata – 700006 6-00 p.m. to 9-00 p.m. Rare books and periodicals
22. Chaitanya Library 1 889 4/1 Dani Ghosh Sarani, Kolkata- 700006 7-00 a.m to 8-30 & 7-00 p.m to 9-00 p.m./ Sunday evening closed Rare books & rare journals
23. Chandannagar Pustakagar 1 873 Bagbazar, G.T. Road, Chandannagar, Hooghly-712136 Rare books, Old Journals
24. Chandra Saraswati Pathagar 1 901 Tentulia, Chandra, Balagar Hooghly 4-00 p.m. to 6-00 p.m / Thrusday Closed. Rare books
25. Dakhineshwar Ramkrishna Library & Reading Club 1 879 D.D. Mandalghat Road, Dakhineshwar, Kolkata - 700076 Mon – Fri 5-00 p.m. to 9-00 p.m./ Sun- 7-00 a.m to 11 a.m Rare books
26. Freserganj Bijoli Club & Library 1 903 P.O-Freserganj, Dist. South 24 Parganas
27. Friends Union Pathagar 1 898 106 Netaji Subash Road, Howrah-711101 7-30 a.m. to 9-30 p.m. & 6-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m / Monday Closed Gupta Press Panjika (almanac) of last 100 years
28. Friends Club Library 1 901 H.N.Nag Road Jawgacha Howrah Mon–Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Rare books & Encyclopedia
29. Hemkali Library Dakhshin Gobindapur, South 24 Parganas
30. Hem Chandra Library 11/1,Mohun Chand Road,Khidirpur, Kolkata-700023
31. Indian Association Library 1 876 62, Bipin Bihari Ganguly Street Kolkata- 700012 Mon, Wed, Fri - 4-00 p.m. to 7-00 p.m. Rare books & Old Journals
32. Jaipur Arya Samity 1 896 Jaipur, Howrah Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 12-00 noon to 6-00 p.m. Manuscripts, Rare books, Old journals
33. Jamgram Nandi sadharan Pathagar 1 894 Vill + P.O. Jamgram,P.S. Pandua, Hooghly Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Old Books, Old Periodicals
34. Kalighat Library 1 886 46 Mahim Halder Street, Kolkata- 700026 Morning Only
35. Kheali Khela Ghar 1 910 58,Sree Gopal Mallick Lane, Kolkata- 700012
36. Konnaagar Public Library & Free Reading Room 1 858 65, G.T. Road(west)Konnagar, Hooghly Pin-712235 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Rare Books, Old & Rare Journals
37. Krishnanagar Public Library 1 856 13, Monomohan Ghosh Street,Krishnanagar, Nadia-741101 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Rare Books & Rare Journals
38. Kumartuli Institute 1 884 19, Avoycharan Mitra Street, Kolkata-700003
39. Mahabodhi Society 1 892 4/A College Squire,Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata 700073 10-00 a.m to 5-00 p.m & Saturday 10-00 a.m to 1-30 p.m / Sunday closed Rare journals, Rare Books & Rare Journals on Buddhist Phylosophy
40. Mahesh Public Library & Free 1 869 48 G.T. Road, Mahesh, Hooghly - 712202 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Old Journals
41. Maju Public Library 1 905 P.O-Maju Dbt Ha
42. Makardaha Saraswat Library 1 885 Vill+ P.O Makardaha, P.S. Domjur, Howrah-711409 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Manuscripts, RareBooks, Old Journals, All news papers dated 15th August 1947
43. Mudiali Library 1 876 Q/216 Umesh Chandra Neogi Road , Kolkata-700024 Mon – Fri & 1,3,5 Sat 12-00 noon to 7-00 p.m. Rare books & Journals
44. Mohiari Public Library 1 886 P.O + Vill Andul-Mouri,P.S-Domjur, Howrah-711032 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 6-00 p.m. Rare books & Manuscripts
45. Mondalai Public Library 1 894 Vill + P.O. Ilchoba Mondalai, Hooghly Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Old Books
47. Nabadwip Sadharan Granthagar 1 908 P.O. Nabadwip, Nadia
48. National Library 1 903 Belvidiar Road, Kolkata-700027 Mon – Fri 9-00 a.m to 8-00 p.m./Sat, Sun & Holiday 9-30 a.m to 6.00 p.m/Closed On 26th Jan,15th Aug & 2nd Oct www.nlindia.org
49. North Bengal State Library 1 869 Sagar Dighi, P.O & Dist. Coochbehar Summer: Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 12-00 noon to 7-00 p.m. Winter: do 11.00 a.m to 7-00 p.m. Rare Manuscripts, Rare Books, Old & Rare Journals of Maharaja's Collection
50. Pally Varati Granthagar 1 888 Vill + P.O Mugkalyan,P.S. Bagnan,Howrah Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m.
51. Panihati Bandhab Pathagar 1 898 Pathagar Road, Ghoshpara, Panihati, 24 Parganas(N), Pin-743176 9:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m & 7:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m./Thurs Closed Rare Books
52. Purandaspur Smriti Mandir Pathagar Malaneha,Mahinagar, Dist. South 24 Parganas, Pin-700145
53. Rajnarayan Basu Smriti Pathagar 1 851 Aliganj, Midnapur, West Mon–Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m. Rare Books & Manuscripts
54. Rajpur Sadharan Pathagar 1 877 Aghore Sarani, P.O + Vill-Rajpur, 24 Parganas(S)-7700149 Summer: Mon – Fri & 1st,3rd & 5th Sat 1-00 p.m to 7-00 p.m. Winter:do 12.30 p.m to 6-30 p.m. Old Journals
55. Ramkrishnapore Sansad 1 900 190 Ramkrishnapore Lane Howrah 711102 6-30 p.m to 8-30 p.m & / Saturday closed Rare journals, Rare Books & Rare Journals on Buddhist Phylosophy
56. Ramranjan Poura Nigam O Vivekananda Granthagar 1 900 Siuri, Birbhum 5-00 p.m to 8-00 p.m./Sunday Closed Rare Books
57. Ram Mohan Library & Free Reading Room 267, A.P.C. Road, Kolkata-700009
58. Ranaghat Public Library 1 884 Subhas Avenue, Ranaghat, Nadia 7-00 a.m. to 9-00 a.m & 5-00 p.m to 8-30 p.m. Rare Books, Rare Journals
59. Raniganj Public Library 1 876 16 Bankim Chandra ChottopadhayaRoad, Raniganj, Burdwan Mon – Fri & 1,3,5 Sat 12-00 noon to 7-00 p.m. Rare books
60. Raspore Peoples Library 1 883 P.O + Vill Raspore, Howrah-711401 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 12-00 noon to 7-00 p.m. Rare books & Manuscripts
61. Sadharan Brahma Samaj Library 1 879 211/1 Bidhan Sarani, Kolkata-700006 4-30 p.m to 8-00 p.m Monday Closed Rare Journals, Rare Books
62. Sargachi Ramkrishna Mission Ashram Granthagar 1 897 Sargachi, Murshidabad Mon – Fri 6-30 p.m. to 8-30 p.m/ Sun 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
63. Sasadhar Pathagar 1 904 School Road, Sukhchar, North 24 Parganas
64. Sashipada Institute Library & Free Reading Room 1 867 2 & 3 Institute Lane, Kolkata 700036 Mon–Fri 7 p.m. to 8-30 p.m/Sun 10 a.m to 12 noon/Sat closed
65. Shibpore Public Library 1 874 178 Shibpore Road, Shibpore, Howrah - 700026 6-30 p.m. to 8-30 p.m. ./Sat & Sunday -7 a.m to 9 a.m Rare books & journals
66. Sripore Kalyan Samity 1 891 Sripore Bazar, Balagar, Hooghly 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. & 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Rare books, Journals
67. Sreerampore Public Library & Mutual Improvement Association 1 871 1, Netaji Subash Avenue, Sreerampore,Hooghly-712201 Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Saturday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Rare books & Old journals
68. Suburban Reading Club 1 888 33 K.G.Basu Sarani, Kolkata-700085 7 a.m. to 8-00 a.m. & 7-15.p.m. to 8-15 p.m/Sun Closed Rare books & Old journals
69. Suhrit Library 1 891 121, Chittaranjan Avenue, Kolkata - 700073 7 p.m. to 9 p.m./ Sunday Closed Rare books & Old journals
70. Taltola Public Library 1 882 12/B, Taltola Library Road, Kolkata-700014 6-30 a.m. to 8 a.m. & 7 p.m to 9 p.m /Monday Closed Rare journals & Panjika from 1333 Bangabda
71. The Bagbazar Free Reading Library 1 907 2, K.C.Bose Road, Kolkata-700004
72. The Boys' Own Library & Young Men's Association 2, Boys' own Library Road, Kolkata-700006
73. The United Reading Rooms 1 872 67/1/2 Nimtala Ghat Street Reading Rooms 9 a.m to 10-30 a.m. & Lending 7 p.m to 8-30p.m. Old books
74. The United Reading Club & Public Library 1 898 45 Baksara Road,Baksara, Howrah-711306 Mon – Fri & 1,3,5 Sat 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Few Old Books
75. Uttarpara Joykrishna Public Library 1 859 229,G.T. Road, Uttarpara, Hooghly-712258 Mon – Fri & 1st, 3rd & 5th Sat 12-00 noon to 7-00 p.m. Rare Manuscripts, Rare books, Old & Rare Journals
76. Uttarpara Saraswat Sammilan 228,G.T.Road, Uttarpara, Hooghly-712258
78. Vivekananda Granthagar & Ramrajan Town Hall Birbhum
79. William Cerry Granthagar 1 818 Srirampore , Hooghly Rare books, Manuscripts, Old journals
80. Young Mens' Association 1 909 6, Chatterjee Para Lane, Baidyabati,Seoraphuli, Hooghly-712223
81. Garalgacha Public Library (Town) 1 913 Vill. & P.O.-Garalgacha, P.S.-Chanditala, Dist: Hooghly(W.B), Pin: 712 708, Ph No: 03212 260929, Email: librarygaralgacha@gmail.com Monday to Friday & 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday- 1 p.m to 8 p.m Rare Books, Old Journals and Periodicals