Library in GurugramRay Douglas Bradbury, the far-famed American mystery fiction, fantasy and science fiction writer who is well known for his work 'Fahrenheit 451' once stated
“I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.”
Well, Libraries are not just depositories built to contain books and other materials for reading and study. Libraries are more than that as they are temples of knowledge. As a matter of fact, libraries play a crucial role within the society that they are a single stop for classified information, especially in reference to the account and civilization of society. They also offer people with complimentary chances for reading books, mags, news prints, and many more.
Certainly, libraries can be considered next to school, universities and other educational institutions as they enrich people with knowledge and information. For a common man, it will be very hard to subscribe or to buy two or more newspapers but still people today wish to know about different views and opinions published in various news prints. Other than sitting in front of the computer for hours, the best possible way available to them is to visit a nearby library.
Besides, libraries help a really valuable purpose of fitting the demands of all kinds of readers. Even people who don't afford to subscribe a newspaper or books can visit a nearby library, extract any book they look for and study or take reference without spending too much money. It can be said in a way that a library offer benefits to hundreds of people. It is apparent that a library bestows incalculable rewards to common man only if he/she is willing to make use of one.
Gurugram, being an urban centre which is witnessing the growth on a daily basis houses some of the traditional and modern-day libraries to serve its population. Find below the list of some of the popular libraries of Gurugram along with their location and contact details.
List of Public Libraries in Gurugram
Gurugram District LibraryJharsa Road, Civil Lines
Sector-11A, Mini Sect,
Gurugram District, Gurugram, Haryana - 122001
Phone Number: (0124) 2302177
Landmark: Near Shama Tourism - Opposite Satyam Plaza
Nearest Metro station: HUDA City Centre metro station (Yellow Line)
Note: The Gurugram district library is surrounded by the controversies of poor maintenance of books, book arrangements, library furniture and many other issues.
Sahitya Kendra, GurugramSahitya Kendra, a famous and behemoth library is situated at a prime point of Acharyapuri, Gurugram. The library offers a wonderful collection of books on a wide range of subjects. From novels to story books, periodicals to chronological records, historical journals to latest books, Sahitya Kendra is a properly stacked and rightly maintained library, which is being extensively used by the neighborhood people and distant visitors.
Address: Sahitya Kendra,
480/4, Acharyapuri, Gurugram District, Gurugram, Haryana - 122001
Phone Number: (0124) 2329480, 9810921960
Landmark: Close to RJ Studio
Nearest Metro station: IFFCO Chowk metro station (Yellow Line)
Library@Home (Unit of Au fait StressBusters Private Limited)A new-age library which primarily functions on the unique concept of online library is a big hit among the readers in the millennium city of Gurugram. Library@Home offers various membership plans to the readers which include Free Trial Plan, Quarterly, Half Yearly and Annual Plans, Premium Membership Plan and Pay As You Read plans with free doorstep service. Library@Home features a large collection of books with as many as whopping 12000 books to the readers categorized under different genres, which include Autobiography, Comics, Children's Books, Fiction, Health, Magazines, Management Books, History Books and many other genre books.
It is as simple as the readers are just a click away from their favorite book. The whole process is absolutely reader-friendly that it involves five quick steps; that is, browse, select, order, read, return and order new! Even becoming a member of Library@Home is pretty simple as it can be done through online transactions sitting right in front of your computer at your convenience.
Browse for more details: http://libraryathome.in/
Address: LGF-37C, GF-122D & GF-131C
Sushant Shopping Arcade
Sushant Lok I
Gurugram - 122009
Phone Number: +91 9911329999
Friends of BooksFriends of Books is yet another big name in the list of new-age library concept available in the city of Gurugram. Readers can order their favorite books online, pick suitable membership plans among the lot, get it delivered to your doorstep, read and return. Altogether, a well stacked library with various genres of books like novels, fiction, romance, suspense, thriller, kids books and so on, available in a single click.
West Vinod Nagar,
New Delhi - 110092
Customer Service Number:
+91 93106 06880
Timings: Mon - Sat, 10AM - 7PM
Toypedia (Books, CDs, Games, Puzzles and Toys Library)A new-age library which mainly extends for kids and offer books, CDs, Games, Puzzles and Toys on borrow and return basis.
Address: 304, DLF Cross Point,
Opp. Galeria Market,
DLF Phase - 4, Gurugram
Phone Number: (0124) 4112351, 9555276827
The Treasure Trove (Books and Toys Library)Address: W Block, Nirvana Country, South City 2, Adj to Harmony Apts., Sec 50, Golf Course Ext Road, Gurugram
Landmarks: Woodstock Floors, Wembley Estate, Rosewood City, The Close, Silverton Towers, Vatika City, Mc Donalds
Phone Number: +91 99 1046 1041
Summer: April to Sept - 11.00 AM to 8.00 PM
Winter: October to March - 10.30 AM to 7.00 PM
Open All Days except Monday (Weekly Off)
Great India Movies (DVD Library)Address: A - 217, Super Mart - I Dlf City, Phase - IV, Super Mart, Dlf City Phase IV Gurugram,
Gurugram - 122002
Phone Number: 9312179664, 9312179663, (0124) 4045586, 6524441
Timings: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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