Central library

About Central Library IIT Kharagpur : The Central library of IIT Kharagpur is one the largest technological Libraries in ASIA. It has been catering to the needs of the ten thousand students of undergraduates, postgraduate research scholars, seven hundred faculty and two thousand staff member of the 30 departments and 7 centres of our institute.

The Library collection in print and electronic has been supported the teaching, research, development and other professional activities of these departments. The demands of the over-growing research areas multiple disciplines is being catered with the help of latest volumes, in almost all fields Engineering, science, Technology, Humanities and Social sciences and Management.Visit Library Web site

Major Attractions


  • Childrens Book Gallery : A mixed bag of captivating interactive activities for childrens and learn-by-reading fun for kids. All these make TBF-15 a thoroughly enjoyable experience for young visitors, as well as their parents and teachers.


  • Technology Book Gallery : Leading national publishing agencies and international publishers will showcase reference books and text books in the field of Science & Technology ,Management , Medical Science, Social Sciences etc. This will benifit the students in a large scale. So forth we invite students studying engineering, management and social sciences in various schools and colleges.

Publishers Block

Reading Books

In books lies the articulate audible voice of the Past, When the body and material substance Of it has altogether vanished like a dream.

Thomas Carlyle

My library is the place where I find inspiration, information, and connection with the world - and peace.


Ruth W. Crocker

Technology Book Fair is part of a reading event that brings every one under one roof giving access to good and affordable books

Dr. B. Sutradhar
Librarian, Central Library IIT Kharagpur