A childhood is incomplete without books. Whenever you open a book, a world full of wonders opens up for you to imagine and explore. It gives you an opportunity to live more than one life in a lifetime. Books make for some great companions.
In this digital age, we all want to raise kids who have a passion for reading and love for books. A good book will not only enhance your child’s vocabulary and comprehension but will also improve their imagination and social skills.
We are here to help you with a list of the best libraries in the town. These places are stocked with the most popular titles for both children and their book-loving parents. You can easily borrow new books, ensure new reads every week and at the same time without having to deal with the hassle of storing them in your house.
With a wide range of books to choose from and an easy membership procedure, BookPal has both online and offline presence. From sports to biographies, the store holds all kinds of books where the children can physically browse through the choices and also sit around to read. You can go to their stores scattered across Delhi NCR or order online and have books home-delivered.
Address: B19, Omaxe City Centre, Sector 49, Sohna Road
Ph: 0124 405 1219
2. The Community Library Project
The Community Library Project welcomes people of all ages to get a membership and borrow books from their eclectic collection of English, Hindi, Urdu and Bengali books. They are a low-cost, volunteer-driven, citizen initiative. If you want to free up some space at home, they also welcome donations of books, especially for young adults so that they can continue to encourage young children to read and deeply think about literature.
Address: Near Sikandarpur Metro Station
3. The Treasure Trove
Here the children can visit any number of times and sit and read in the library. The books that are suitable for children aged 2 to 13 years are upgraded on a monthly basis. Children can join the library and issue books; take them home on a monthly membership basis and also order for home delivery.
Timings: Apr-Sep 11 am- 8 pm
Oct- Mar 10:30 am- 6:30 pm
Address: W Block, Nirvana Country, South City 2, Golf Course Ext Road, Gurgaon
4. Read Between The Lines
The most charitable of ideas, Read Between The Lines is a library that you run! You can leave a book that you have read, and pick up anything you want to read from here. Their rule is that you can only take a book home if you leave one there to replace it. If you don’t want to part with your books, you can just sit and read as much as you want.
Timings: 11:30am – 7.30pm
Address: First Floor, North Court Metropark, HUDA City Centre Metro Station
Ph: 0124 2577899
5. Sahitya Kendra
Sahitya Kendra is an old public library which stores everything from academic papers to Sufi poetry. It has one of the biggest and widest range of books. The membership process is quite simple and, for a Gurgaon local, this place is the best to go to for a quiet reading session.
Address: 480/4, Acharyapuri
6. Readersbuddys Libraries Pvt Ltd
ReadersBuddys is an initiative to inculcate reading habit among everyone, especially children and young adults. It’s a free library with no subscription charges, no security deposit and free doorstep pickup and delivery of books.
Timings: 11 am- 8 pm ( Sunday Closed)
Address: Block B, Spaze Edge Towers, Sohna – Gurgaon Rd, Gurugram, 122018
Ph: 0124 455 5855
Library@Home is an online book rental library. Borrowed books are delivered at doorstep without any additional charges. Their collection includes books from all genres to cater to all reading tastes. Library@Home is open to all age groups. Their subscription plans are flexible to suit individual needs.
Address: 280P, Basement, Sector-28, Gurugram
Ph: 9911329999, 0124 2577725
8. The iloveread.in – Library of Books
The iloveread.in is a delivery based library of books. You can select books from their website and ask for delivery at your home or office. After you’ve finished reading, ask for another delivery and they will pick up the earlier books.
Address: 1st Floor, Residency Green, Sector 46, Gurugram, Haryana 122003
Ph: 081302 86286
9. Bhagwan Parshuram Library
They have a wide variety of books ranging from adventure and romance to self-help and mystery. They have very nominal monthly subscription charges as well.
Address: Main Jacobpura Road, Gurgaon – 122001
10. NCR Library
It is a library at your doorstep. They have a wide range of books and deliver them right at your home and pick up the previous books.
Address: D-215, Sushant Shopping Arcade, Sushant Lok- 1, Gurugram, HR 122002
Ph: 99908 86650