Purushottam Das Tandon Library

PDT Library is set up in South Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar, since 1960 when there was no Library in the area. The library comprises of Circulation Section for Adults, Reference Section, Children Section, and a Reading Room. Special services for students are preparations for competitions exam like IAS, Banking, Civil service, SSC, Medical, and CAT etc.

We have a comprehensive collection of more than 60,000 books which is continuously extended in line with the introduction of new courses.

Covering Philosophy, Religion, Pure Science, Social Science, Engineering, Management, Humanities, Naturopathy, Psychology, Art or Ancient Art, sculpture Literature Hindi & English, Fiction, Biographies, History, Rare Books, And Reference books.

We also subscribes to an exhaustive list of Magazine, periodicals and newspapers.

Our members: We are proud that we are serving neighbourhood and all users are Students, Researchers, Professionals, children, senior citizen, and general readers.

No of Total Books: 60,000
No of Reference Books: 100
No of Hindi Books: 7206
No. of children Books Section: 6206
No. of Newspaper: 15
No. of Magazine/Periodical: 45
No. of Visitors (Per Day): 50
No. of Issue/ Returns (Per Day): 30
No. of Members Adults: 10,714
No of Members Children: 1918
No of Lifetime Members: 276

Membership:                                              For Children‘s Section                  For General Section

Membership Form Fee Free Free
Security Deposit (Refundable)                          Rs.500                                                Rs.1000

For 6 Month:                                                        Rs.150                                                Rs.300
For 12 Months:                                                     Rs.300                                               Rs.600
10 year Membership for Children/Adult/Sr. Citizen Rs. 3000/-
You are welcome for membership. Kindly bring two Passport Photos, one Address and one photo ID Proof

Knowledge is potential power.

Spread the knowledge, donate your old books and contribute to spread the knowledge. One of most effective social service you can do.

Want to donate old books?

Do visit us

Address: Purushottamdas Tandon Library (Servants of the People Society) Delhi Branch, Lajpat Bhawan, Lajpat Nagar-iv, New Delhi-110024

Phone: 011-26479601

Opening Hours: 9:30 AM to 5:20 PM (Mondays to Saturday)

Closing Days: Sunday & Indian Public Holidays

Email ID: Pdt.library@gmail.com

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