J N Petit Library Mumbai – Paid Membership Library at D N Road Fort

“J N Petit is One of the oldest and famous libraries since 1856, Located at fort is one of the must visit for reading various books..”

J N Petit Library
J N Petit Library

One of the not so famous (unknown libraries of Mumbai) J N Petit library located at D.N Road in Fort is one of its kind for those who like reading rare collection of books in a natural environments of sun light and air. This library was established in 1856 by a group of parsi students studying in Elphinston college of Mumbai with donation help by Bai Dinbai Nesserwanjee Petit amounted Rs.2.50 lakhs, A huge amount of that time.

This is one of the membership paid libraries of Mumbai with just start up fee’s of Rs.845 valid for 3 months which includes a refundable deposit of Rs. 300. Then the regular quarterly charges are just Rs.180 (i.e Monthly Rs.60 only) for a door opening to information world of this library.

Speciality of this J.N Petit library is that is has a very old style natural reading environments for members like Colourful designed glasses in window, Old time heavy fans, Iron pillars etc. It is said by some one that the higher the height of ceilings the better it is because the thinking level and information reading acceptance level is more compared to others. And seating of about 450 members is real good space.

Address of J N Petit Library

5, Maharshi Dadhichi Marg, Azad Maidan, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001

Walk-able distance from Churchgate station, Near HSBC Bank.

Other Libraries In Mumbai

Details : For other free, public and membership libraries as detailed above refer List Of Libraries.

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