Library

ACADEMY LIBRARY AND READING ROOM

 

  • The Academy Library has a huge collection of books, of about 10,000 titles.
  • The Library is a FREE library. No Membership fee is charged. Anybody and everyone can use this treasure of books on Literature, Fiction and Poetry, History and Art, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Plays and Anthropology, Sociology and Archaeology.
  • There are rare Art books in the Library which scholars keep using even for their doctorate thesis.
  • Library has a unique ambience of collection of rare titles. There are even very old titles published during the 19th and 20th Century : Collectors' Delight.
  • The Library has a substantially large Reading Room.
  • The books are mainly of English language. Limited number of books are also of Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. And a very limited number of books in Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Bangla and other Indian languages.
  • Library is fully airconditioned, with power back-up facility.
  • The timings are : 10 am to 7 pm.
  • Visitors to the Library can have tea / coffee, lunch, snacks in the subsidized Academy CafĂ© in the premises.
  • Academy Library is an important part of the institution : ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS AND LITERATURE.