5 Must Visit Libraries in Mumbai


Mumbai is home to some of the best libraries where people can come, spend time, and brush up on their knowledge. If you are looking for a quiet place to catch up on your reading, make your way to any of these libraries in the city.

1. The Asiatic library 

It is over 200 years old and has some of the rare manuscripts in the country that makes you feel like a portal back in time. Century old can journals, magazines, articles, and newspapers can be found at this place

Location: Fort, Time 10:30 AM to 6:45 PM.

 2. David Sassoon Library

Situated in Kala Ghoda, this 150-year -old library is home to more than 70,000 books on various subjects. Rare regional books in multiple languages can be found here

Location: Fort, Time 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

 3. Nehru Centre Library

The collection at the NCPA library  has a special focus on performing arts that makes it stand out among all the other libraries in Mumbai. You can find books on film, painting, architecture, and photography.

Location: Nariman Point

 4. People's Free Reading & Library

Situated in marine lines, this place has been around for several decades and has a legacy of having some of the finest literary works from the British era.

Location: Marine Lines, Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 PM.

5. Trilogy Library & Bookstore

This place holds multiple workshops & book launches for its members. The atmosphere here is always pleasant, and the owners of the library are also always there to help you.

Location: Lower Parel

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