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District Library, Karnal


District Library, karnal

The library was established in 1985. Initially it was started in a rented building at Panchayat Bhawan. Then it was shifted to its own building at the present location on 17th July 2000. Since then it is offering its services from this location.


District Library, Karnal

The library occupies a specialy designed two storey building. On the ground floor is located the Librarian's Room and Reading Room. Stack Room is underground in the basement. On the Ist Floor is the main Reading Hall, Reference Section and Separate reading carrels.


The library is located at a walking distance of about 10-15 minutes from the City Bus Stand on the railway road. Its opposite to the Govt. College for Women.


Librarian, District Library, Karnal

Chronological List of Librarians

  • Savitri Sandhu
  • Mr GS Makkad
  • Mrs Krishna Bhardwaj (Present)
The library has following posts:
Sr.No.DesignationNo. of Posts


The library has a total collection of more than 31,749 documents. More than half of the collection is literature in different Indian languages.


Reading Room, District Library, Karnal

Total Number of Members till date: 1167+

Membership Security:

  • Adults Rs 500(Refundable) + Fee Rs 10(Non-Refundable)
  • Children Rs 100

Information Technology

Computer Section, District Library, Karnal

The library has 4 computers which are used for day to day library operations.The library is in the process of Automation using SOUL Software for the purpose. Members are also provided PhotoCopy Facility.

Working Days and Work Hours

The library opens for public from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The library remains closed on Fridays and last Saturday of every month and all the gazetted holidays.


District Library,
Railway Road,
Opposite Govt. College for Women,
Karnal (Hr.)-131001.
Phone: +91 184 225 0244
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