A library is known for its huge collection of data and comparable assets made available to a characterized local area for reference or learning.
The truth stays that regardless of whether the innovation is on a peak, nothing can remove the appeal of perusing a softcover book or even the sentiment of being in a library encircled by books!
The all-over environment, amazing engineering in the midst of thousands of books can make any bookaholic. Things may go back and forth yet the sensation of wistfulness while perusing, in a gigantic library will go on until the end of time.
In India, there are 54,856 public libraries beginning from English Colony Library at Chennai in 1661. 1972 was proclaimed as International Book Year with the trademark BOOKS FOR ALL.
Even before Independence, Kolhapur Princely State, in Western India passed Public Libraries Act in 1945. 19 States of the Indian Union have effectively passed the library enactment.
The public libraries of nations across the world are housed in epic condition, forcing structures. Nations with a rich compositional and archeological past frequently use structures of verifiable importance as their essential libraries.
It is nothing unexpected that India, perhaps the most socially honored nation on the planet, has an incalculable number of libraries that would embarrass the best public libraries out there.
Here is the list of national libraries in India
|Sr. No.||Name||City/Town||State||Year of establishment|
|1||Gowtami Grandhalayam||Rajahmundry||Andhra Pradesh||1898|
|2||Saraswata Niketanam||Vetapalem||Andhra Pradesh||1918|
|3||Sarvottama Granthalayam||Vijayawada||Andhra Pradesh||1987|
|4||Visakhapatnam Public Library||Visakhapatnam||Andhra Pradesh||1996|
|5||Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library||Patna||Bihar||1891|
|7||Delhi Public Library||Delhi||Delhi||1951|
|8||Nehru Memorial Museum & Library||Delhi||Delhi||1966|
|9||Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library||Margao||Goa||2010|
|10||Goa State Central Library||Panaji||Goa||1832|
|11||Goa University Library||Taleigão||Goa||1985|
|12||Bookworm Children’s Library||Taleigão||Goa||2004|
|14||Kavi Narmad Central Library||Surat||Gujarat||1991|
|15||Mysore University Library||Mysuru||Karnataka||1918|
|16||State Central Library||Thiruvananthapuram||Kerala||1829|
|17||Ernakulam Public Library||Kochi||Kerala||1870|
|18||Asiatic Society of Mumbai||Mumbai||Maharashtra||1804|
|19||Central Library, IIT Bombay||Mumbai||Maharashtra||1958|
|20||David Sassoon Library||Mumbai||Maharashtra|
|21||Harekrushna Mahtab State Library||Bhubaneswar||Odisha||1959|
|22||Romain Rolland Library||Pondicherry||Puducherry||1827|
|23||Prakrit Bharati Academy||Jaipur||Rajasthan||1977|
|24||University of Rajasthan Library||Jaipur||Rajasthan||1949|
|25||Adyar Library||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||1886|
|26||Anna Centenary Library||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||2010|
|27||Connemara Public Library||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||1890|
|28||Roja Muthiah Research Library||Chennai||Tamil Nadu||1994|
|29||Mahakavi Bharathi Memorial Library||Erode||Tamil Nadu||1921|
|30||Daniel Poor Memorial Library||Madurai||Tamil Nadu||1915|
|31||Saraswathi Mahal Library||Tanjore||Tamil Nadu||1535|
|33||State Central Library||Hyderabad||Telangana||1891|
|34||Sri Krishna Devaraya Andhra Bhasha Nilayam||Hyderabad||Telangana||1901|
|35||City Central Library||Hyderabad||Telangana||1960|
|36||Allahabad Public Library||Allahabad||Uttar Pradesh||1864|
|37||Maulana Azad Library||Aligarh||Uttar Pradesh||1877|
|38||Raza Library||Rampur||Uttar Pradesh|
|39||Sayaji Rao Gaekwad Library||Varanasi||Uttar Pradesh||1917|
|40||National Library of India||Kolkata||West Bengal||1836|
|41||North Bengal State Library||Cooch Behar||West Bengal||1882|