Central Secretarait Library, G Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001; Ph. 011-23389383, 23389684; email: mailfromcsl@gmail.com.

The Central Secretariat Library (CSL) is one of the oldest libraries of the Government of India. It dates back to 1891 when the Imperial Secretariat Library was established in Kolkata (Calcutta). With the shifting of the Capital, the Library was also moved to Delhi and since 1969 it is housed in G-Wing of the Shastri Bhawan. In terms of size of collection (5,50,000 volumes + non-print material), it is the second largest Central Government library after the National Library, Kolkata. Its Hindi Regional Languages Wing Tulsi Sadan Library (Temporary closed due to Metro work) is located at Bahawalpur House and branch library at R.K. Puram, New Delhi. CSL is funded and administered by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of India.


Central Secretariat Library has started Membership Drive. All Central Government Employees are cordially invited to visit the Central Secretariat Library. For further query mail to: mailfromcsl@gmail.com

*Books Display -cum- Exhibition on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Central Secretariat Library from 12th to 17th February, 2019.

*Notice for Expression of Interest for Empanelment of Vendors towards supply of books to Central Secretariat Library for the period 2019-20 & 2020-21. Please apply online in Central Public Procurement Portal i.e. www.eprocure.gov.in. Last date of applying Online in www.eprocure.gov.in website is 07.01.2019 up to 04:00 PM.

*Lecture on National Unity Day on 31.10.2018 at 11:00 a.m. by Padma Shri Prof. (Dr.) Ravindra Kumar in Central Secretariat Library

*Exhibition of Books on Mahatma Gandhi in Central Secretariat Library from 01.10.2018 to 05.10.2018

*Photo Album of inaugration of Vietnam Corner in CSL on 29-12-2017.

*Photo Album of Quiz Programme held on 27-12-2017 in CSL.

*Quiz Programme on General Awareness in Central Secretariat Library on 27-12-2017 at 11:00 AM.

*Best Reader Award in Central Secretariat Library on 13-09-2017 at 11:30 AM.

*"List of Empanelled Vendors of Central Secretariat Library for the financial year 2016-17& 2017-18