Libraries in Vellore
Every institution in Vellore has its own full fledged library,for instance, VIT library and CMC library which are meant for enrolled students. However, it is nice to know that there are many public libraries in Vellore where you can become a member and enjoy reading books in quite and solitude.
Vellore District Central LibraryVellore District Central library, also known as Thanthai Periyar E.V.R. District Central library was started in 1951. Various sections in the library include Periodical Section, Reference Section, Civil Service and Competitive Examination Section, Women and Children Section, Book lending Section, New book collection and Distribution Section, Computer Section, Binding Section and Browsing Section.
Thanthai Periyar E.V.R. District Central Library,
No.1, Infantry Road,
Near Fire Station,
Holidays in Library:
Every Friday and Second Saturday. Library is also closed on all Government Holidays.
Library Timings: 8.00 am to 8.00 pm
To become a member of this library, you have to fill in a membership form available in the office. You have to submit proof of address along with the form. You are allowed to borrow three books at a time. Caution deposit is INR 50/- and yearly subscription is INR 10/- Books are to be returned within 14 days. There are more than one lakh books and periodicals in the library! With about 23,000 library members, 950 visitors on a daily average, the library is the place to be in, really!
Students and book lovers come here and refer various books of their choice. Some prepare for competitive examinations and others go through important magazines and periodicals. The library witnesses a constant inflow of visitors who also borrow books to read at home. This is a very safe and quiet place and one can go through books without any disturbance. The solitude of the library is just right for those who come here in quest for knowledge. There are librarians for each section. No doubt, this library is a haven of knowledge for all who love to bask in the world of books.
List of Libraries in Vellore
District Library Office
No.2, Infantry Road, Vellore HO,
Stuartpet, Arakkonam HO,
Gandhi Nagar Library
Gandhi nagar, Katpadi, Vellore-632006
Bagayam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu-632002
Monday through Friday: 8.00 am to 11.00 pm
Saturday: 8.00 am to 9.00 pm
Monday through Friday: 7.00 am to 12.00 pm
Saturday: 7.00 am to 9.00 pm
No.57,Old No 39,Bangalore road,
Old bus stand, Selvapuram Thrift Street,
Konavattam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu-632004
Phone: 098 43 225297
Bangalore Road, Konnavattam,
Near Panchayath Office, Vellore-632013
Venkatapuram Road, Near Srawarthi Stores,
Vellore, Tamil Nadu-632001
Municipality Reading Room
Thorapadi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu-632001
Thaimananar Street, Near Leo Tailor,
Thirunagar, Vellore, Tamil Nadu-632006
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