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Top 10 Reading Libraries to visit in Coimbatore 2019

The third largest city of the state, Coimbatore,is one of the most industrialized cities in Tamil Nadu. Known as the textile capital of South India or the Manchester of the South, the city is situated on the banks of the river Noyyal, Coimbatore existed even prior to the 2nd or 3rd century AD by Karikalan, the first of the early Cholas.

The city which is well known for its cultural heritage and diversity, also jam-packed with students and people who love reading books. The state has well known library and study circles which help the study freaks and readers. Here is the list of top 10 libraries in the city.

First library you must visit in Coimbatore

THE DISTRICT CENTRAL LIBRARY

The District Central Library

The District Central Library, Coimbatore commenced to render its service to the public since 1952 at Victoria town hall building. However, due to further development, it has been shifted to Gandhi Memorial Library building at V.O.C Park, Coimbatore during the mid of 1956.

The library was subsequently shifted to the existing building situated at Cowley Brown road, R.S Puram, Coimbatore. It is a multi storey building having a carpet area of around 21453 sq. ft. The library is surrounded by Forest College, Government College of Technology, Agricultural University, Law College and Bharathiyar University new building opened on 6th june 1987.

There is a membership programme in the library for the residents of Coimbatore.  The institution provides many books like periodicals, books for civil services and competitive exams, textbooks, technical books, historical books and much more.

Second library you must visit in Coimbatore

Choose And Read Library

Choose And Read Library

The choose and read library 1563 ,64,Opp Stanes Motors,Near Indian Oversea Bank, Trichy Rd, Highways Colony, Gopalapuram Coimbatore  has a huge collection of books for all age groups. The books are available  in Hindi , English and Tamil as well. The books consist of genres like mystery,thriller, biography cookbook, science and fiction, fantasy, travel, graphic novels, romance, western, kids, literatures, newspapers and magazines.

Third library you must visit in Coimbatore

Thiagu Book Centre

Thiagu Book Centre

Thiagu Book Centre, New #32, First Floor, Captain Palanisamy Layout, Thadagam Main Rd R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, is one of the most renowned libraries and a very nice place for those who enjoy to read books. The books are mostly novels, inspirational books, love stories, autobiography,  cooking books. The customer can feel satisfied by the services and product of the institution.

Fourth library you must visit in Coimbatore

Readers Point

Readers Point at NSR Rd. near Saibaba Mission, Nesavaalar Colony, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu is a book store which is a treasure house for book lovers and a prey for book hunters. Consisting of more than 5000 books, it provides a variety of books like fiction, non fiction, technology and study later and textbooks.

Fifth library you must visit in Coimbatore

Just Book Library

Just Book Library

Just Books is a new generation community library chain that provides a unique reading experience to book lovers with a wide range of books for every type of reader from toddlers to teens, dabblers to bookworms under a modern, vibrant ambience with effective use of technology. Like we love saying -“At Just Books, there is a book for everyone in the family.”

Proven practices from the retail industry, like warehouse backed operations with centralized inventory and some new generation technology usage like cloud hosted infrastructure with RFID enabled touch points combine to meet the ultimate goal of every library – Get every book a reader and get every reader his/her book

Started by a team of retail and technology professionals, incubated and nurtured at NSRCEL – IIM Bangalore, Just Books clc aspires to be the country’s first networked pan Indian community library chain catering to Indian reading requirements.


With over 9,00,000 books across different categories, ‘Just Books’ offers a wide range of titles to its members in any age group.

Sixth library you must visit in Coimbatore

Happy Reads

Happy Reads

Happy Reads started in 2016 and is a distributor and seller of pre-loved imported children’s books to parents,school libraries and re-sellers. Happy Reads is a business vertical of Atharva Books Trading Company. Happy Reads aims to inspire and nurture a lifelong love of reading by selling the best books for children of all ages. We are bright and breezy by the book-lovers who value habit of reading in children. We deal with touch and feel books, sound books, and pop-ups, lift the flaps, paperbacks, hard covers, phonics, activity books, classic novels and so on.

Seventh library you must visit in Coimbatore

Bookmark Library

Bookmark Library

Formed to bring a child in close connection to his imagination is the motto at bookmark library. Apart from an extensive library, we have spaced to conduct exciting activities for kids. Right from storytelling to puppet show from creative writing to art and craft activities, and painting workshops. The space is an absolutely exciting place for kids of age group of 0 to 12.

Eighth library you must visit in Coimbatore

Bharathan Book Centre

Bharathan Book Centre

Bharathan Book Centre in Gandhipuram, Coimbatore is a top company in the category Book Shops, also known for General Knowledge, fiction, Autobiography, technology and science etc. The centre has books for all age groups. 

Ninth library you must visit in Coimbatore

Puthakalaya

Puthakalaya

Puthakalaya, the library in Coimbatore, deals in books like religious books, regional books, general knowledge, story books, poetry books, etc. The facility of lending and buying is also available in the library. The books are available for all age groups and any book lover can enjoy reading books at this centre.

Tenth library you must visit in Coimbatore

SNR Library

SNR Library

Snr Library in Ganapathy, coimbatore is one of the top Libraries in Ganapathy, coimbatore. The infrastructure of the library, the books and the customer service are so nice that the customer will be completely satisfied. The books consist Of board books, fiction, non fiction, biography,  Autobiography, etc.

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