Top 5 Libraries in Nashik- Books- A man’s Best friend
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Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read book–Author Unknown
Reading is not just a hobby, it’s something more than that. People are just willing to read a new book which is published. Reading also never goes out of fashion.
So, now that reading as we know is important and a very good and useful hobby. We bring to you Top 5 Libraries in Nashik that you can visit and give yourself a good and a relaxing time with your books.
Having libraries in Nashik city gives people access to a lot more books than they would normally have access to. Besides this a library has a huge diversity of books to even engage the curious reader into an area which he would not normally touch.
1. Treasure Island Library: This is one of the best private libraries in Nasik and they have a good collection of book in diverse genres. They also have spiritual and devotional books along with many magazines. Apart from an interesting collection of children’s books, the library also STOCKS Marathi and English non-fiction, philosophy, Indian fiction and academic books.
2. Busy Books Library: One of Nashik’s oldest private libraries, Busy Books in D’Souza Colony, is likely to pull down its shutters. Once teeming with children who’d devour the comics and book collection, the collection is now 4,500 books strong, and includes everything from Mills & Boons to Thomas Hardy, the biography of Tipu Sultan to Chicken Soup for the Soul. This library has a diverse range of book and is visited by many young readers. You will sure find the most popular of books here and the library offers some good membership deals.
3. Annasaheb Murkute Kalamandal Library : This library is known for mostly have books on education. Students are also found here studying, as the place offers a quiet and peaceful space. Managed and maintained by the charitable trust it is named after, the library’s infrastructure and collection of books comes from the Nashik Municipal Corporation. Set up 18 years ago, the library and reading room tucked away in Sharanpur Road’s Pandit Colony offers six-monthly memberships, and is ideal for students preparing for competitive exams. Perhaps it is its academic bent that has ensured that memberships come pouring in every term.
Old N M C Building,
New Pandit Colony
4. Sarvajanik Vachanalaya, Nashik
Run by a charitable trust, this government supported library lays claims to several superlatives. Set up by the British in 1840, it is Nashik’s first, oldest and largest library. Spread across several stories and over numerous rooms, the impressive collection of 1,75,000 books includes English, Marathi, Hindi and Sanskrit books. “We also have rare manuscripts and other books that are 1700-1800 years old,” offers librarian SS Vaidya, who has been working at the Shalimar library for almost 30 years.
Tilak Road, Nasik 422 001
5. Carvi Resource Library
Ajit Barje and his wife Manisha own Carvi Resource Library on Nashik Road. Hidden away within a residential building, the library focuses on the environment and nature conservation. They started building their collection of books five years ago to encourage people to read and know more about nature. Apart from a 5000-book collection, which includes general fiction and non-fiction, the Barjes also STOCK and sell books from non-commercial publishers such as National Book Trust and Children’s Book Trust.
At Carvi the prime focus is nature, where one will find an variety of books from stories, expeditions to scientific data based reference books. To balance this, informative books related to various subjects in English as well as Marathi along with Marathi classic novels makes the library a resourceful place.
19, Audumbar Society,
Near Datta Mandir,
Mob. No. 9420891718
Ph.: 91- 0253 – 2455005
E-mail: [email protected]
These Libraries in Nashik is what keeps Nashikites updated and up and ahead with the world.