Kids Libraries That’ll Appeal To Your Little Bookworm

    We all owe our childhoods to wonderful books that populated our imagination and powered our curiosity. And these 12 book libraries have everything that a child could ask for — tons of books, lovely reading corners and even eats and treats to go with the literary adventures. So pick up a book library membership today for your kids and you’ll soon find yourself wishing you were a child again! Can’t have enough of libraries for the little tykes, then find some more here.

    Easy Library

    From short stories and picture books to mythology and self-help books for kids, Easylib boasts of some fantastic categories for children. Their catalogue is very comprehensive and ideal for kids of all ages. In fact, we’d love to curl into their reading corner ourselves!

    Where: No 232, 2nd Main Road, 7th Cross Road, Nirguna Mandir Layout, S T Bed Layout, Koramangala

    When: Thursday to Tuesday {closed on Wednesdays}

    Contact: +91 9538752230

    Timings: 10.30am-1pm and 4pm-7pm

    Find out more about them here.

    The Reading Room

    There are many things that make The Reading Room unique. Its librarian, Falak Randerian, is something of an early reader whisperer, who can handpick exactly the kind of books that each child will love. It also has phonics classes and book clubs, so reading is approached in a holistic way with both independent and shared reading experiences. If your little one is under 12, this one’s for you.

    Where: #165/A First Floor, “Shashi”, 6th Main, J P Nagar 3rd Phase

    When: Monday and Wednesday to Saturday

    Contact: +91 9964495522

    Timings: 3pm-6pm and 1.30pm-4pm on Saturdays

    Nool Library

    Want a library that stocks books not only in English but also in the regional languages? NOOL library has centres across Bangalore and has books for both adults and children with about 25,000 plus books. It has a lovely collection of children’s books, bestsellers, board books, fiction as well as non-fiction from various publications.

    Where: BMP No 8, First Floor, First Cross, Kaggadaspaura, C V Raman Nagar

    When: Wednesday to Monday {closed on Tuesdays}

    Contact: +91 8951517171

    Timings: 9am-1pm and 3pm-8.30pm

    Find out more about them here.

    MyMitra Children’s Library

    MyMitra children’s library in Jayanagar is literally a child’s friend stocking a variety of books for kids across all age groups. You have a range of books for toddlers, beginners, pre-teens, and teens. It also stocks good fiction and non-fiction books for adults. You can also find books on self-help, bilingual, and Kannada books.

    Where: 244/D, 32nd Cross, 7th Block, Jayanagar,

    When: Monday to Friday

    Contact: +91 9945499737

    Timings: 10am-1pm

    Hangout Library

    Look out for their multilingual tomes and handpicked children’s books in almost every category, apart from books for adults as well.

    Where: Near Sobha Lakeview Clubhouse, Green Glen Layout, Bellandur

    When: Tuesday to Sunday {closed on Mondays}

    Contact: +91 9980300816

    Timings: 10.30am-8pm

    Find out more about them here.

    ReadNGrow Kids’ Library

    Located in Bellandur, ReadNGrow Kids’Library is packed with books for children and also conducts storytelling sessions and after-school activities. With affordable membership plans, it also brings together children’s authors and storytellers for different events.

    Where: UpToSchoolWorksheets, 1st Floor, Arunachaleshwar Complex, 75/1 Bellandur Main Road, opposite Bangalore Central Mall, Bellandur

    Contact: +91-9611146074

    Timings: 10am-7pm

    Discover Kids

    The best part of Discover Kids is that it is a complete reading experience. With books, games and CDs to a play area where children can socialize and free Wi-Fi that helps children research and learn interesting things about the books they are reading, Discover Kids is a fun-filled library and one of the oldest children’s libraries in the city.

    Where: #27, 18th Cross, 9th Main, Sector 7, HSR Layout

    When: Tuesday to Sunday {closed on Mondays}

    Contact: +91 9880650266

    Timings: Tuesday to Friday, 3pm-7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11am-7pm

    Find out more about them here.

    KydZ Adda Masti Unlimited

    Apart from the tons of beautiful titles for children and teenagers, KydzAdda library also boasts of a cafeteria and plenty of reading space for the kids. Perfect for kids between 1 and 13 years.

    When: 2nd Floor, 980, 13th Cross, Banashankari, 2nd Stage

    Contact: 080 26715959

    Timings: 10am-8.30pm

    Find out more about them here.

    Eloor Lending Library

    One of the oldest libraries in the city, Eloor has been around for more than 34 years and has one of the finest collection of books in the city. It is known for its eclectic range of literature and magazines across all categories, for both children and adults.

    Where: G-09, Blue Cross Chambers, Infantry Road Cross

    Contact: 080 25591408

    Timings: 10am-7pm

    Find out more about them here.

    Inferalpha Children’s Library

    If you would you like to get personalised book recommendations for your child, look no further. InferAlpha library stocks books for children between 0-10 yrs of age. From classics to folktales, they have it all, including books in Kannada. If a book is unavailable, they go out of their way to source it for you. And the best part? They are actually an online service who’ll deliver your stash of books to your home.

    Where: 217, 1st Main Road, Sun City Layout, JP Nagar 7th Phase

    Contact: +91 9620034565

    Find out more about them here.