Having fun isn’t hard
when you have a library card!
A library is a magical place for kids to play, interact with each other through reading, and discover endless enchanting stories on shelves. If you haven’t yet taken your child to the library, or don’t go as much as you’d like, do go now While every library has a varied collection of books, some go above and beyond to create a truly magical experience for kids and grown-ups. We’ve rounded up some of the best libraries in Delhi-NCR. We are sure you’re going to want to check them all out!
6 Incredible Libraries for Children in Delhi-NCR
Location: Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
Housed in the premises of the Trust, the Dr. B.C. Roy Memorial Children’s Reading Room was opened in 1967 and is exclusively for children in the age group 5-16 years. The library has a collection of over 40,000 books on varied subjects, in English and Hindi, and is open to members from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on all days of the week. It is closed only on national holidays.
British Council Library
Location: Kasturba Gandhi Marg
The British Council Library needs no introduction. They have a good collection of children’s books tagged according to the appropriate reading age from 0-3 to tweens and teens. There are many membership levels to suit your needs which set how many books/DVDs you can borrow at a time and how many times you can renew them. British Council also organizes events like book readings, art competitions, and workshops for budding authors throughout the year.
Location: Vasanth Vihar
One Up Library, Book Studio, and Learning Lab is a unique entrepreneurial venture that aims to revitalize the idea of libraries from a traditional, quiet, cobwebbed repository of knowledge to a dynamic, inviting and child-centered learning space designed for the 21st-century child. The center consists of a Children’s Library, a Learning Lab, a Book studio and School programs. They offer library services and create curated collections of books and reading programs.
Location: Sector 25
Buzzing Books is an online book rental service specially designed for children from toddlers to teens to enrich their reading experience.
Location: Nizamuddin West
Reading Caterpillar is a library and reading space for children. They have books in a wide variety of genres for children of all ages. They also double up as an activity center and hold workshops and book-related events for children.
Locations: Sector 50
Treasure Trove is an exclusive online children’s book and toy library. They provide a huge variety of books, fun and learning games, toys and educational resources on rental for kids of all ages. They have various membership plans and do home delivery.
You can also check out the Delhi Public Library for reference and reading.
Transport your child to the world of stories and inculcate the reading habit by signing up for a library membership!
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