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Connemara Public Library

Pantheon Road | Egmore, Chennai (Madras) 60008, India
+91 44 2819 3751
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A big and an old library in Chennai

The library has old books and different sections. It is one of the best places for people who love... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Arun R
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Chennai (Madras), India
A place to get all the books and papers published in India

It is the one of the old libraries.It is located at Egmore,Chennai.It is next to government... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
GhiriTharan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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9 Oct 2017
“A big and an old library in Chennai”
19 Jul 2017
“A place to get all the books and papers published in India”
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Pantheon Road | Egmore, Chennai (Madras) 60008, India
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The library has old books and different sections. It is one of the best places for people who love books and you can also find a small browsing center. There is a section of the library is not accessible to public and they have restricted...More

Thank Arun R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It is the one of the old libraries.It is located at Egmore,Chennai.It is next to government museum.This library is named after Lord Connemara (Governor Of India) in the year 1896. It is the place where copies of all books and papers are available which are...More

1  Thank GhiriTharan
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Good collection of Books ! From newspapers to Books they have everything to make you study ! The place is adjoining the Museum !! Nearby there is a play area for Children. Annual Membership facility is there (renewable every year) Fee is very little

1  Thank Narasimhan G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A huge collection of books. You can find some old.. rare books here. Not jus the library, the nearby museum and the surrounding lawns are a good spot for some peaceful time and get soaked in the history. Very very cheap and very good place...More

Thank Shankar N
Reviewed 6 September 2016

At first, you enter the "new" building. It is shocking to see all the books rotting in the shelves, the claustrophobic rooms ... the years of neglect. But when you manage to find the way across to the old library (reading room first floor right...More

2  Thank Heiko197
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is one of the famous and old libraries in Asia. Here you can find lot of old books and there are many sections as well. People who love reading must visit this place atleast once.

1  Thank Karan002
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

The public library is interesting but if you go out of the main library using the overhead tunnel bridge you will come to a part that is not open to the public but is a real hidden gem, beautiful stained glass windows, fantastic old teak...More

4  Thank Kymosavvy
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a well known public library in Chennai and its collection is huge. The library can be visited if you are a book lover

1  Thank Sundeepgupta
Reviewed 7 February 2016

One of the National Depository Libraries in India which would receive a copy of all the books, newspaper & periodicals published in India. It has a mammoth collection but readers misplace the books which makes is extremely difficult to locate the book we're looking for.

2  Thank friendlypradeep
Reviewed 30 June 2015

What more you need ,When you get whatever you are searching for.Friendly Librarian and computer system to help you in locating your book need.Only thing is over crowded and poorly maintained place.The place needs a urgent makeover and renovation.Once done there cant be a better...More

2  Thank Mathivanan N
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Akin A
19 November 2017|
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Response from Narasimhan G | Reviewed this property |
Yes Sirs
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KaruMegam
21 October 2017|
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Response from Narasimhan G | Reviewed this property |
Yes Sir.Arrangements are there. You can get the selected pages xeroxed at a nominal cost. Xerox section is not normally accessible over phone ( I am telling from my memory ) Wish you best Libraryexperience.
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