Halwasia Sub – Divisional Library


P.O - Khirpai, Sub Div - Ghatal Dist. : Paschim Medinipur, Pin – 721232

Library Catalog

About The Library

The library was established on 1958.Initially it was named as “Lok Seva Samity Library”, after the founder “Lok Seva Samity”. First president of the library was Annadaprasad Chowdhury. On 1st April, 1959 it was recognized as a Govt. sponsored rural library and was named “Lok Seva Samity Rural Library” and it was upgraded as “Halwasia Sub –Divisional Library” on 9th August, 1962 .The founder & president of the library, Mr. Annandaprasad Chowdhury and Hiranbala Chowdhury donated 31 decimal land to the library. Now it has 8 rooms Pacca building at around 8007 sq.ft area.

Telephone No: 03225-260044

How to reach the library

From Howrah to Panskura by SE Rail. Then Panskura to Khirpai via Ghatal by bus.


From Howrah to Khirpai (via Mechagram & Ghatal) by Bus rout.


  1. Reading room facility
  2. Reference Service
  3. Xerox facility
  4. Children Section
  5. Career Guidance Facility
  6. Text Book Section
  7. Television program showing etc.

Nearby Place of interest/ Tourist spot etc

Birth place of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

Any other relevant Information

Working hours : 11:30 to 6:30 pm

Total Members : a) General – 392

b) Children – 156

Total No of Books – 19256

No of Newspapers – 6

No of Periodicals – 37

No of Staffs – 3

Other Information: Card Catalogue ,Book classification, Library computerization are introduced.



Halwasia Sub – Divisional Library