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District Library, faridabad
Faridabad city was established by Sheikh Farid (Baba Farid), a Sufi saint and treasurer of Jahangir with the object of protecting the highway (Sher Shaw Suri Marg or NH-2) which passed through the town. Faridabad District came into existence on 15th August, 1979 as the 12th district of the state.
District Library Faridabad was established on January 1986.
The library performs its operations from a single storey rented building in sector 15. The Building is spacious with lawns in the front and back.
The library is located on the left side of NH 2 when going from Delhi to Mathura. Take a left turn from Ajronda Chowk and its 20-30 minutes walk. It is on other side of the Sector 15 market in the residential area. Like most parts of the satellite city of Faridabad its a well planned area and many VIP residences are nearby i.e. DC office, DC residence etc.
List of Librarians who headed the library from time to time:
- Mr Ram Kanwar Sharma from 17.03.1986 to 27.06.1997
- Mr Kusum Gupta from 28.06.1997 to 18.04.2002
- Mr Ram kanwar Sharma 19.04.2002 to 31.05.2006
- Mr M L Arora from 01.08.2006 to 01.08.2007
- Mr Vijay singh Chhillar from 02.08.2007 to present
The library has following posts:
|Sr.No.||Designation||No. of Posts|
The library has a collection of 16400+ books and subscribes to 4 newspapers and 3 magazines
The library has 390+ registered members till date
- Adults Rs 500 (Refundable) + Fee Rs 10 (Non-Refundable)
- Children Rs 100
The library has 3 computers but the automation process is still in the initial stages.
Working Days and Work Hours
The library opens for public from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The library remains closed on Fridays and last Saturday of every month and all the gazetted holidays.
House No. 925,
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