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Romain Rolland Library

In Main City, Pondicherry, India
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Not Well Organised

After finishing my meals at the Sri Aurobindo dining hall, i used to walk to this Romain Rolland... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Newdelhi india
One of the oldest library

At end of 80's people ware habituated to lend books from library and kept themself occupied in the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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In Main City, Pondicherry, India
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

After finishing my meals at the Sri Aurobindo dining hall, i used to walk to this Romain Rolland library which was close by & do some reading.I read the newspapers & magazines which did not have all the varieties & the latest editions.For getting a...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

At end of 80's people ware habituated to lend books from library and kept themself occupied in the books till smart phone arrivesin the era - This library holds its name since the french and this also attached with kids library where i use to...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Average place..if you are fond of reading then only go otherwise waste of time... there are other better places to go.

Thank Neha J
Reviewed 17 February 2017

There is vast collections of French ,English, Sanskrit etc books in this library. you are free to attend the reading room. Since I have other commitments I didn't enter.

Thank DrSudhin
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Came to visit this library on a Thurdsday and there was a security gard at the entrance who told us we could not visit the inside of the Library. As I read other reviews, it seems it only happened to me. Very disappointing.

Thank Northeagle66
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Helpful staff. Frequented by many local patrons. Separate women's reading tables. Great place to stop in for newspapers and magazines in English.

Thank ad0remus
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very disappointing place where old and rare books are not kept safely, very dusty and not even classified. So many valuable books are being ignored , Otherwise, anyone cna have access to each section and read revues , newspaper leisurely.

Thank Sangari A
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We dropped in hoping to get some information of the history of Pondicherry. The service was friendly and there are certainly plenty of books as this is a library and well used too. However for us we didn't get the books we were looking for.

Thank Marc L
Reviewed 25 December 2016

its a government library along with a children wing.One wing has reading room for newspaper where anybody member/nonmember can read various newspaper publication.The other wing is a reading room for books.It appears to be a popular library.

Thank sourav g
Reviewed 1 December 2016

While the collection of books on Pondy and its heritage is good, the library lacks attention and needs a lot of renovation and maintenance. This is possibly one of the last in the to do list if you are at Pondy. The good thing is...More

Thank RamGanesan
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