Anna Library-Chennai

Some times i visit to ACL to get some information about travel,this is one of the Largest Library in Asia accoeding to wiki.Built on 8 acres of land, the 9-floor library building houses a total area of 333,140 sq. ft and has a capacity to accommodate 1.2 million books. The library also boasts a high-tech section for the visually-impaired, with talking books and Braille displays. Parking space exists for about 420 cars and 1,030 two-wheelers.

In October 2010, soon after the inauguration, the library placed an order involving 35,174 books worth £1.275 million with the Cambridge University Press (CUP), resulting in the biggest sale in CUP’s history to an academic library in India and the biggest invoice CUP has ever issued – at 2,794 pages long.

 

 

 

 

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