The District Central Library is one of the oldest libraries that was started in the year 1952 at Victoria Townhall with the aim to cater to the book needs of the public. Then in the midst of the year 1956, it was moved to VOC park.
As it was developing rapidly, it got relocated again to the current location ie; cowly brown road, RS Puram.
This library covers a huge carpet area of about 21453 sq.feet. It houses all ranges of books for all types of readers.
Well, readers say that it is the best place to sit and read peacefully with subtle noises from outside. The books are neatly segregated and arranged for easy accessibility.
The library houses around 2 lakhs books and the books have separate shelves with their respective category names to which they belong.
The Library timings are 8.00 AM TO 8.00 PM, Book Lending: 8.00 AM TO 7.30 PM, IAS Section: 10.00AM TO 7.00PM Friday and IInd Saturday and all Government Holidays.