Ministry of Culture
150 Years of Celebrating the Mahatma
Delhi Public Library Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Marg
Opp, Old Delhi Railway Station,
Next to Chandni Chowk Metro Station Gate No. 2
Old Delhi- 110006
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  • To become a member of DPL all you need to do is to download the membership application form available on DPL website. Fill the details and get the signature of your parent/guardian if you are below 18 years. The duly filled membership application should be attested by any responsible person (such as Gazetted officers/Principal/Lecturer/Elected Public Representative/MBBS Doctor/Lawyer/Bank Manager/President/ Secretary of any Residents Welfare Association/ any Officer of Semi Govt. or Public Undertaking equivalent to the Gazetted Officers etc.) as provided under the Library Rules and submit the membership application form at the registration counter along with Rs. 25/- (for BPL card holders) or Rs. 100/- (for others), as applicable. Those who are unable to obtain attestation can become member by depositing refundable security deposit of Rs. 3000/-.
  • To enroll the membership to the residents of NCR on the same norm as applicable to the residents of Delhi, subject to condition that they have to deposit an amount of Rs. 3000/- per member as a Security Deposit refundable upon surrender of the membership without making payment of interest thereon.

    Temporary membership of the library to the outstation students shall be provided for a period of six months on production of the any of the documents viz. (a) Photo ID Card of Educational Institute where the student is studying (b) Voter / Election ID Card (C) Driving License (d) Passport and accompanied with a security Deposit of Rs. 3000/-
  • Once the application form is filled submit it to the library staff at registration counter and show your current residence proof. We accept Ration Card/Election I-Card/Office I-Card/Passport/Driving License/CGHS.ESI Card/Bank Pass Book/Current Electricity Bill/Aadhar Card/MTNL Bill etc. as residence proof. Membership Card will be issued once, the application form is checked and found appropriate by the staff at the registration counter.
  • The borrower card is valid for one year for the members residing in Delhi and six months for the NCR members. Thereafter a fresh application for membership dully recommended under the Library Rules is required. In case change of address that members should immediately inform the staff at Registration counter for change of address.
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Did you know in 2011-12...

you borrowed over 11,11,890 items
books - 11,11,890,
DVDs - 13,310

you walked through our doors over 2,44,499 times and visited our website more than 1,61,274 times

you asked us over 20,659 questions

Average No of Books Issued Per day 3,370



DPL accepts Donation/ Gift under CSR. During 2018-2019, the DPL has received the following under CSR:

i. Rs. 3.25 Crores for purchase of 5 Mobile Buses from Airports Authority of India.

ii. One sanitary napkin vending machine from CSR Foundation in association with ONGC.

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150th Gandhi Jayanti

Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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Sanskriti Kumbh 2019

Sanskriti Kumbh 2019 Details

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To Participate in any Activity/ Event/ Talk Show/ Book Reading Session :

1. Speaker/ Resource Person/ Subject Expert- 9643322854

2. Audience/ participant- 9643322855

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