|It is to be stated that the college Library is functioning since the establishment of this institution, till date the number of the Library collection increased as: Book 12,205 as on March 2016 (of which almost 70% are unique title) and total back volume of Journals are 2293 with the help of the grant provided by State Govt. and University Grants Commission both.
Donated books: Apart from the above statement, books are donated (and is being donating) generously by the alumnus, faculty members, authors, publishers & others, which enrich our collection and the number of donated books as on date are 198 (as per current record). We are receiving books by foreign authors and publishers also.
Journals: It also takes pride in having a good collection of old Art Journals, rare volume of library items and so on. Presently Library is procuring one current Journal viz. ‘ARCHIEVE’ through our vender.
Old & Valuable Report: Library is proud to have some century old reports also which attracts the researchers throughout the country.
Library hour: Monday to Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday (except holidays). However it is to be noted that, no books are issued on Saturday.
Lending facilities: Regular student, faculty members, college staff can borrow books for home use.
Open Access system: This is one of the important features to the readers. They can move every corner of the Library as their wish and search the required document by their choice.
Reading room: The Library has reading room facilities and can accommodate at least 25 readers at a time here.
Dr. Shyam Sundar Kundu (M.A., M.L.I.S., Ph.D.)
Librarian/ Govt. College of Art and Craft, Kolkata.