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The Libraries are Back!

The Libraries are Back!

The British Council Libraries in Karachi and Lahore are open.

Please take note of the new regulations so that we can continue to prioritise the safety of our members and staff.

We can’t wait to welcome you back!

 
 

Library Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday : 10:00 to 18:00

We are closed on Sundays and Mondays

 
 

Guidelines

Following health and safety regulations, we will be operating with a reduced capacity and limited indoor seating for members.

Masks must be worn by members throughout their visit, and vaccination is mandatory for all members and visitors to the library.

A distance of 2 meters is to be maintained at all times within the space, and at entry and exit points.

Throughout the pandemic our priority has been keeping our members and staff safe, and this will be our continued focus over the coming months.

Food and drink:

The Karachi library café is open. Members can bring their own water bottles or use the water dispenser in the library space, however, no food items from outside will be allowed.

For Lahore library, members can bring their own water bottles or use the water dispenser in the library space. Packed food items or dry snacks such as fruits, nuts, chips, biscuits, etc. are allowed.

Book a visit:

Karachi Library

  • Walk-ins are open for all existing members.
  • Non-members interested in library membership, and existing members who want to renew their membership can book a library tour to visit.

Lahore Library

  • Members are required to book a slot to browse our books or use our study spaces at the Lahore Library.
  • Non-members interested in library membership, and existing members who want to renew their membership can book a library tour to visit.
Book a slot to browse our books or use our study spaces at the Lahore Library Book a tour for Membership Renewal at the Karachi or Lahore library Not a member? Book a library tour to sign-up for membership
 
 

For any queries or concerns about our service, please write to us at libraries@britishcouncil.org.pk