Best libraries in Bangalore that every book lover should visit

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Check out these best libraries in Bangalore if you’re looking for books and a place to read. Visit here and read freely.

Looking for a place where you can read as well as find thousands of books? Obviously, we are talking about the library. Any library is a bibliophile’s favourite place. They can go there any time of the day without any fuss. If you too are a bibliophile living in Bangalore, check out these must-visit book stores and libraries around the town.

1. State Central Library

One of the biggest landmarks of the city located in Cubbon Park, this red brick-walled structure is huge and is divided into 30000 different sections. This library has more than 50000 books. So one thing is for sure, you won’t get bored.

Where: Cubbon Park
Time: Mon 10:30 am – 5:00 pm. Tue-Sun 8:30 am – 8:00 pm

2. Indian Institute of World Culture

This library was founded in 1945 and is a cultural heritage. There are over 40000 volumes and 400 periodicals in 5 Indian languages and 3 foreign languages.

Where: Basavanagudi
Time: 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM. Closed on Monday

3. Landmark

This is a bookstore but has a small reading space with a variety of books especially, new novels, books, and fictions of various genres.

Where: Koramangala
Time: 11 AM – 8 pm

4. Mythic Society

This library is over a hundred years old. It has over 40000 amazing books and the membership to this library is absolutely free.

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Where: Sampangi Rama Nagar
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:15 PM. Closed on Monday

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