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Rajsthan Public Library System

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Rajkya Sarvajanik Zila Pustakalya (District Library), Baran


The library was established as Tehsil library in 1954 as the Baran was a tehsil headquarter under Kota district of Rajasthan. On 10th April 1991 it was carved out as a seperate district. In 1996 the library was also upgraded to District Library.


The library has a single storey building. The building used to be residence-cum-office of the local administration and was handed over to the library later on. The building has stack room, reading room, office and librarian's room etc.


The library is located on the station road near the Char Murti Chowk.


List of Librarians who headed the library till now,

The library has following posts:
Sr.No.DesignationNo. of Posts
1LibrarianMr Tikam Chand Rathode


The library has a rich collection of 22700+ books. The whole collection has been divided into many general and special sub-collections according to DDC 19th Edition. Cataloguing of library study material using e-pustakalya is on.

The library subscribes to 15 newspapers in English & Hindi and 38 magazines.

The prominent newspapers subscribed by the library are:
Sr.No.Name of NewspaperLanguage
1Rajasthan PatrikaHindi
2Dainik BhaskarHindi
3Dainik NavjyotiHindi
4Punjab KesriHindi
5Rastrya DootHindi
6Disha DwajHindi
7Jan NayakHindi
8Times of IndiaEnglish


The library offers membership for a period of one session (1st April to 31st March) and is renewable thereafter. The membership fee is as under,

Membership Fee:

  • Adult Rs 20 (form price Rs 1)

Information Technology

The library has one computer with internet connectivity and TV is available for children section Members.

Working Hours

The library remains closed on every Tuesday. The library timings vary according to the season.

  • Summer (Ist April to 30th September) 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm
  • Winter (Ist October to 31st March) 11:00 am to 7:00 pm


Rajkya Saravajanik Zila Pustakalya (District Library),
Station Road,
Near Char Murti Chowk,
Baran (RJ)-325205.
Phone: +91 07453 232 206
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