National Library

Name of the Library :: National Library
Postal Address :: DIRECTOR,
National Library,
Belvedere, Kolkata-700027 (Formerly Calcutta) West Bengal,India
Telephone Number :: +91-33-2479-1381 to 1334
Telex :: 021-8117
Fax No. :: +91-33-2479-1462
e-mail address :: nldirector@rediffmail.com
Website :: www.nationallibrary.gov.in
Library  hours :: Monday to Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Brief history ::

The National Library is the apex body of the library system of India. Serving as a public library, this is a permanent repository of all documents published in India. The National Library, India is the largest library in the country. It is an institution of National importance under the 'Ministry of Culture, Government of India'. The library is designated to collect, disseminate and preserve the printed material produced in the country. The library is situated on a scenic 30 acres Belvedere Estate, in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta City.

Important Collection ::

Indian, English & Foreign languages, Rare Books, Science and Technology, Indian Official Documents, Foreign Official Documents , Newspapers and Periodicals, Manuscripts, Maps and Prints, Microforms.