Nava Nalanda Central Library

About Us

Nava Nalanda Central Library is an iconic structure that appears in the heart of Thapar Institute Campus. The area of the library building is 7182 square meters and free space of 2044 square meters of garden area which comprises of a combination of marble stone, red stone, and very precisely arranged internal wooden architecture. It is a grandeur five-storied building with plenty of natural light where one can sit at any corner and enjoy the natural light feeling near to Mother Earth. The soothing park area relaxes the user’s mind.

The Five storied independent building is aesthetically designed with an internationally renowned architect to take care of over eight hundred seating capacity having radiant cooling, air handling unit. The library is fully equipped with modern technology such as RFID Based Security System, Self-Check-in, Self-Return system with a minimum human interference.

The library has dedicated group discussion rooms having the provisions of AC, LED, Projector where students can work in a group. Eighty-seat seminar hall provides an avenue for training and user orientation of the large group. The friendly and approachable library staff are happy to answer queries, arrange inter-library loans and receive suggestions for new acquisitions. The Library supports learning and research by prioritizing digital collections and providing excellent study environments and facilities. In recent period library shift swiftly and efficiently to digital/online mode and procured more than 2 lakh e-books.