DELHI PUBLIC LIBRARY

Delhi Public Library is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture and governed by Delhi Library Board, fully financed by the Government of India. Delhi Public Library was started as a UNESCO project in the year 1951 by the Govt. of India. It was inaugurated by first Prime Minister of India Hon’ble Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, started as a small unitary library in old Delhi, Opp. Old Delhi Railway Station. It has since developed into a premier Public Library System in the metropolitan city of Delhi.

The network of Delhi public library has divided into five Zones, namely  Central Zone, South Zone, East Zone, West Zone, and North Zone. Information about these zones is provided in the tables  given below

Central Zone

Name of the UnitAddressPhone No.OPENING HOURS
Office of the ChairmanDelhi Public Library, 
Opp. Old Delhi Railway Station 
Delhi-110006
239923139:30 a.m.to 6:00 p.m.
Office of the D.GDelhi Public Library, 
Opp. Old Delhi Railway Station 
Delhi-110006
23946239, 239587479:30 a.m.to 6:00 p.m.
Ashok ViharDelhi Public Library, 
A Block, Phase-2, Opp. Plot No. A-69, Near Shree Ram Global School, Ashok Vihar Delhi-110052
Delhi-110006
011-27428593, 929:00 a.m.to 7:00 p.m.

South Zone

NAME OF THE UNITLIBRARY ADDRESSPHONE NOOPENING HOURS
Sarojini Nagar (Zonal Lib) (Reading Room)Delhi Public Library, 
H-block, Near Main Market, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi-110023
011-24101673,
011-24108320
E-mail: zlsdpl@gmail.com
09.00 a.m. to 08.00 p.m. (Sunday 10.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.)
R.K.Puram, Sector-8 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, Flat no 3 and 4, Sector-8 Market, R.K.Puram, New Delhi-1100232619308012.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m.
Sri Niwas Puri 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, Community Centre, Sri Niwas Puri, New Delhi2684876712.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m.
Andrews Gunj 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, Community Centre, Andrews Ganj, New Delhi2625497312.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m.

Vinoba Puri 
(Sub-Branch)

Reading Room

Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Vinoba Puri, New Delhi -do-
29830119
E-mail:

10.00 a.m to 7.00 p.m.

9.00 a.m to 7.00 p.m.

Qila Rai Pithora 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Qila Rai Pithora, ASI complex, Near Lado Sarai New Delhi
Connection Applied.11.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Dakshin Puri
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Dakshin Puri, New Delhi
2996775010.30 Noon to 5.00 p.m.
Lodhi Colony 
(Community Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi
2465480512.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m.

West Zone

NAME OF THE UNITLIBRARY ADDRESSPHONE NOOPENING HOURS

Patel Nagar
(Zonal Lib) 

Reading Room

Delhi Public Library, 
2/7, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi-110008. 

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25787791 
E-mail:patelnagar.dpl@gmail.com
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12.30 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. 

10.00 a.m to 6.45 p.m

Janak Puri
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, C Block, Behind Janak Cinema
New Delhi-110058
25534021
25515235
E-mail:janakpuri.dpl@gmail.com
10.00 a.m. to 4.40 p.m.
Peshwa Road
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Samaj Sadan 1st floor, Grih Kalyan Kendra, Near Gole Market
New Delhi-110001
2336662612.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m.
DIZ. Area
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Samaj Sadan, Grih Kalyan Kendra, R.K.Ashram Marg, DIZ Area
New Delhi-110001 
2336775012.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m.
K.G.Marg 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Asia House, Near Vidhya Bharati School, K.G.Marg
New Delhi-110001
2338590512.30 noon to 7.00 p.m.
Tri Nagar 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
MCD Building, Talab Road, Totaram Bazar, Tri Nagar
Delhi-110035
2738074910.00 noon to 4.40 p.m.
Tihar Jail
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Gate No 2, Tihar Jail complex
New Delhi-110064
New Delhi 
2852011810.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.

North Zone

NAME OF THE UNITLIBRARY ADDRESSPHONE NOOPENING HOURS

Karol Bagh 
(Zonal Lib) 

Reading Room

Delhi Public Library, 
5/56, D.B.Gupta  Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-110005.  

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23521372, 23514773
(presently services suspended)
-do-

12.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. 

12.30 p.m to 6.45 p.m

Mundka 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Near Supar Bazar, Mundka Village, New Delhi-110041
(Presently service suspended)10.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.
New Rohtak Road 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
C-Block, Community Centre, New Rohtak Road, New Delhi-110005.
2871315010.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.
Bagh Kare Khan 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Bagh Kare Khan Village, Delhi-110007.
2369604810.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.
Qadi Pur  
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Chaupal Kushak No-2, Kh. No. 1176 Delhi-110 036.
2773100212.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Katewara  
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Gramin Choupal,Katewara Village, Delhi-110 039.
2774232610.00 a.m. to 4.40 p.m.
Bawana 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Near Iswar colony, Bawana, Delhi-110 040.
2775103010.00 a.m. to 4.40 p.m.
Narela 
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Opp. Police Station, Narela, Delhi-110 040.
27784386 
E-mail:narela.dpl@gmail.com
10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Aruna Nagar
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Majnu Ka Teela, Aruna Nagar, Delhi-110 054.
2381544810.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.
Sangam Park 
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Sangam Park, Delhi-110 052.
2742843010.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.
Shakur Pur 
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Near Samrat Cinema, Shakur Pur, Delhi-110 034.
2715311110.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.
Jwala Puri 
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Delhi Nagar Nigam Bhawan, North Zone, Ward No. 42, Opp. DTC Depot., Jwala Puri, Delhi-110 087.
2525936510.00 a.m to 4.40 p.m.

East Zone

NAME OF THE UNITLIBRARY ADDRESSPHONE NOOPENING HOURS

Shahdara 
(Zonal Lib) 

Reading Room

Delhi Public Library, 
Near Anaj Mandi, Farsh Bazar, Shahdara Delhi-110032. 

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22384137, 22302103 
E-mail:bl4.dpl@gmail.com

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12.30 Noon to 7.00 p.m. 

12.30 Noon to 6.45 p.m.

Yojana Vihar
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Yojana Vihar Housing Society, Yojana Vihar, Delhi-110092. 
2214645612.00 Noon to 6.30 p.m.
Vigyan Vihar
(Sub-Branch)
Delhi Public Library, 
Adjacent to RWA Society Office, Near Raghunath Mandir, Vigyan Vihar, Delhi-110092. 
2214645812.00 Noon to 6.30 p.m.
Kalyan Puri 
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
Community Centre, Block No-1, Kalyan Puri, Delhi-110091. 
2278297111.00 a.m to 5.30 p.m.
Nand Nagari
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
M.C.D Community Centre, Block-4, Nand Nagari, Delhi-110093. 
22137750.11.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Seelam Pur 
(R.C.Library)
Delhi Public Library, 
D.D.A Community Centre, Seelam Pur, Delhi-110053. 
2282775010.00 a. m. to 5.00 p.m.

How to Join Library Membership

  • The DPL provides free library service in the NCT of Delhi. Membership is open to all persons residing in NCT of Delhi on payment of Rs.20.00 only as membership charges and no other subscription fee is charged for the use of library services.
  • To become a member of DPL all you need to do is to download the membership application form available on the DPL website.  Fill the details and get the signature of your parent/guardian if you are below 18 years. The duly filled membership application should be attested by any responsible person (such as Gazetted officers/Principal/Lecturer/Elected Public Representative/MBBS Doctor/Lawyer/Bank Manager/President/ Secretary of any Residents Welfare Association/ any Officer of Semi Govt. or Public Undertaking equivalent to the Gazetted Officers etc.) as provided under the Library Rules and submit the membership application form at the registration counter along with Rs.20.00. Those who are unable to obtain attestation can become a member by depositing refundable security deposit of Rs. 3000/-.
  • To enroll the membership to the residents of NCR on the same norm as applicable to the residents of Delhi, subject to the condition that they have to deposit an amount of Rs. 3000/- per member as a Security Deposit refundable upon surrender of the membership without making payment of interest thereon.
  • Temporary membership of the library to the outstation students shall be provided for a period of six months on the production of the any of the documents viz. (a) Photo ID Card of Educational Institute where the student is studying (b) Voter / Election ID Card (C) Driving License (d) Passport and accompanied with a Security Deposit of Rs. 3000/-
  • Once the application form is filled submit it to the library staff at the registration counter and show your current residence proof. We accept the Ration Card/Election I-Card/Office I-Card/Passport/Driving License/CGHS.ESI Card/Bank Pass Book/Current Electricity Bill/Aadhar Card/MTNL Bill etc. as residence proof. Membership Card will be issued once, the application form is checked and found appropriate by the staff at the registration counter.
  • The borrower card is valid for five years for the members residing in Delhi and six months for the NCR members. Thereafter a fresh application for membership dully recommended under the Library Rules is required. In case the change of address that members should immediately inform the staff at the Registration counter for the change of address. Please see Library Rules for details.
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