Quote of the Day

May He who is the Brahman of the Hindus, the Ahura-Mazda of the Zoroastrians, the Buddha of the Buddhists, the Jehovah of the Jews, the Father in Heaven of the Christians give strength to you to carry out your noble idea. ~ Swami Vivekananda

Facilities provided by the library

  • Open access – Readers can consult their required books from the shelves independently.
  • Internet – Users can surf the Internet to access e-resources and download materials from the Internet.
  • Career Guidance - Books & journals relating to different competitive examinations are available for reference.
  • Current Awareness – The newly added books and journals are displayed for the convenience of students and faculty members.
  • Reprography – The reprographic facilities are available for the students and faculty members for library documents/books only. Photocopy of class notes and personal books is prohibited.
  • Book display - The Library displays books related to specific themes.
  • Linkage with other library - The Library has an institutional membership in the American Library. external link
  • Gender Resource Corner - There is a separate space to display books, journals and other research compilations related to gender issues.
  • OPAC - Web OPAC searching facility through Koha has already been introduced.
  • Research & Resource Centre - The Library has an exclusive collection of Ramakrishna Vedanta Literature. It has a Research & Resource Centre on “The Woman Missionaries of the Ramakrishna orders” which provides readers with related books, journals, e-resources and archival materials.

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Library Hours
(a) Mon - Fri 10:15 AM - 04:30 PM
(b) Sat 10:15 AM - 04:00 PM
(c) Sun & holidays Closed
Circulation Timings
(a) Mon - Fri 10:15 AM - 04:00 PM
(b) Sat Closed. Only Reference
Membership benefitsMembership benefit details
Students 2 books
Teachers 15 books
Part time teachers 10 books
Guest teachers 2 books
Others 4 books
Contact Us
Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Vivekananda Vidyabhavan Library
33, Sree Maa Sarada Sarani, Kolkata 700 055.