Monday, December 14, 2009

British Council Library, Chennai

British Council Library, Chennai
(estd 1950)

Whether you are interested in the arts or culture, English as a language, or literature and fiction, the social sciences or history, our collection of books covers a wide spectrum of the written word.

For the professional, British Council Library also offers books on Economics, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Management, Medicine and Science and Technology.

Apart from the finest collection of books, the library has periodicals and newspapers from the UK.

We offer a combination of online and offline products designed to provide you with a holistic and comprehensive information service for your recreational, professional, or reference needs.

A world of information and knowledge… at the British Council Library.

Collection & Resources
Books 27000
CDs 500
Children's Books 5000
DVDs 2000
IT Books 2600

British Council Library, Chennai

Manager : V.Bhuvaneswari

British Council Library
British Deputy High Commission
737 Anna Salai
Chennai - 600 002
TamilNadu , India

Phone : 91 44 42050600
Fax : 91 44 42050688
Email :
Map : View Map

Become a member of the Chennai Library

Visit the Chennai library with your completed application form, proof of identification (eg:Election ID, School/College ID, Driving License, Passport), pay the fee and become a member.

Category Annual Fee (Rs) Validity Entitlement Loan Period
Individual 1300 1 Year 3 books/CDs from general collection and 3 periodicals 3 weeks
Family 2800 1 Year 7 books/CDs from general/children's collection and 3 periodicals
1 DVD 3 weeks
Classic YLC 2200 1 Year 6 books/CDs from general/children's collection and 3 periodicals 3 weeks
Classic - DVD 2200 1 Year 3 books, 3 magazines from general and
1 DVD 3 weeks
Organisational Access20 15000 1 Year 60 books+20 Periodicals or
40 books+20 periodicals+20 children's collection or
40 books+20 periodicals+20 DVDs or
20 books+20 periodicals+20 chilren's collection+20 DVDs
DVDs 21 days
Organisational Access10 6500 1 Year 20 books/CDs+10 periodicals or
10 books/CDs+10 periodicals+10 childrens' collection 21 days
Student 1000 1 Year 3 books/CDs from general collection and 3 periodicals 3 weeks