Library for Dhaka

Our Dhaka Library is centrally located at Fuller Road in the Dhaka University campus. Our location connects us to both the old and the new city and makes the library a part of the fabric of the country's oldest educational institution.

We offer a combination of online and offline books and other items to provide you with a comprehensive information service for your recreational and professional needs.

Find out about library fees and how to become a member.

Browse our Dhaka library events and activities.

Our collection

Our collection reflects our core priority areas of English, arts, education and society, and also brings the best of the UK to you, our Bangladeshi audience. 

Each of our libraries boasts a vast collection of print books, DVDs and audiobooks, and 50 of the best UK periodicals and newspapers. In addition, our customers can access online resources covering a wealth of subject areas, including 80,000 e-books and 14,000 e-journals. Our exciting plans for 2014-15 include the launch of a new online literature offer.  

You can use our collection to open up new professional opportunities through English teaching and learning, enrich your professional life in the arts, find out about UK education and engage with the contemporary culture of the UK.

We are currently developing our resources for professional development and this will include publications and new materials on skills development, management, and study skills.

Our regular events and activities

We run a series of frequent events and activities, including:

Study skills workshops for English language learners

We run study skills workshops on various themes, where experts share their knowledge with learners.

Study Skills workshops and proficiency tests for IELTS candidates

We offer:

  • study skills workshops for all four modules of the test (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening)

Career counselling for Professionals 

This is a career counselling session for job seekers. The session will be supported by Jobsbd.

Activities for young learners

Members between the ages of 4 and 15 years can use our well-equipped Young Learners' Centre. They can sign up for a variety of competitions and events organised through out the year.

Location, contact details and opening hours

Address and contact details

Dhaka Library, British Council, 5 Fuller Road, Dhaka 1000

Phone: (+880) 9666 773377


Opening hours

Saturday to Thursday: 10:00 to 18:00

Friday: 15:00 to 19:00

(Please note that our office, located in the same building, is open Saturday to Thursday 9:00 to 17:00)

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