The Bose Institute Library, a national pride, was founded by Sir Jagadis Chandra Bose in the year 1917. It is a special science reference Library, primarily meant for the use of its research staff i.e. faculty members and research scholars and staff of the Institute. It is also frequently used by the faculty members and research scholars of other Institutes and Universities located in Kolkata.and West Bengal. A new wing of the Library has been opened at "Acharya J.C. Bose Centenary Campus" at Kankurgachi, Kolkata in the year 1983.

The Library, besides having a huge collection of books on physical and biological science offers library services through its various Divisions.

The Systematic Accession Register was started in this Library from 1937. The name of the first auspicious book was "Space, Time and Gravitation" by A.S. Eddington (1929).

Library Hours

Monday through Friday: 9.45 AM to 6.15 PM

Saturday, Sundays and Holidays: Closed