LIBRARY- at a Glance

The college Library is the pulse of all academic activity. The library was initiated along with the establishment of the College in the year of 1957.  The college has around 92585 print book collections of different streams, namely, Science, Arts and Commerce. The latest publications in the fields of Science, Humanities and Social Sciences are continuously upgraded to the collection of books to equip students and teaching faculty with a wide range of academic resources. Data entry work of science subjects as well as English & Geography have been already completed. The students and teachers can access the bibliographic record through OPAC in the library.

The Central Library of Trivenidevi Bhalotia College is housed in a two-storied building, namely Golden Jubilee Central Library Bhawan. Situated at a vantage point overlooking the large playground, it is easily accessible from all departments of the College. The green surrounding area add to the joy of learning. The library is functional from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday and from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm on Saturday.

      Rules & Regulations

  • Members should always bring their Library Membership cards while using the library.

  • Only registered members are allowed to use the library.

  • Library Card is non-transferable.

  • Readers should maintain strict silence inside the library.

  • A borrower should always check the physical condition of the book before leaving the circulation desk.

  • Students may retain book(s) for fifteen (15) working days at a time. If further required, they may re-issue the same book(s).

  • Students must return the books within specified date. Otherwise, they will have to pay the fine of Rs.5/- per day from the date of issuing the book.

  • Students should return the library book(s) before the commencement of their final semester examination. Admit cards to the students will be issued only on submission of Library Clearance Certificate from the Central Library.

  • Reference books, journals & magazines are not for home-lending at all.

  • The library can recall any issued book even before the due date, in emergency.

  • In case of the loss of library cards, duplicate cards will be issued on the payment of Rs. 30.00.

  • If any book is damaged / lost, the member is solely responsible to replace the book(s) with same or current edition.

  • They should keep their mobile in silent mode inside the library.

  • Members should not disturb others in the library premises. 

       Library Services

  1. Automated Circulation

  2. Digital Library Membership Card

  3. OPAC- on-line searching of library resources through KOHA

  4. New additions display

  5. Reading Room facility

  6. Wi-Fi & LAN-based Internet Service for searching e-resource

  7. Book Exhibition

  8. Technical assistance to Departmental (Seminar) Libraries

  9. Periodicals & Newspapers

  10. Library orientation of users

  11. Lending Services (Books issue and return)

  12. Reference Services

  13. Reprographic Services 

  14. Readers Advisory Service

  15. Assistance in the use of catalogue

  16. Providing information on request

  17. Prepare bibliographic list on request

  18. Career and job-oriented information

  19. Network Resource Centre / e-resource browsing unit through INFLIBNET

  20. Preservation of materials and Manuscript

     Library Collections

   T. D. B College Central Library has a collection of more than 80,000 books on various subjects offered by the college along with books on religions, biography, local history, different types of dictionaries,  encyclopedia etc. and some very rare Manuscript Collection.

  • Books (Texts and References): 92585

  • Journals and Magazines (Print): 14

  • On-line Subscription: INFLIBNET N-LIST

  • Newspapers: 5

Library Timings (Monday - Friday: 10:00 to 17:00 IST; Saturday: 10:00 to 14:00 IST)
Issue & Return of Books
Course Name
Visiting Hours
B. Com. and M. Com.
From 10:30 to 12:00 IST
Monday to Friday
B. A. and B. Sc.
From 11:30 to 13:30 IST
Monday to Friday
M. A. and M. Sc.
From 15:00 to 16:30 IST
Monday to Friday
M. Phil.
From 15:00 to 16:30 IST
Monday to Friday
Ph. D.
From 15:00 to 16:30 IST
Monday to Friday


Library Staff 
  1. Dr. Alik Kr. Mukherjee (Senior Librarian)

  2. Mr. Dibyendu Mondal (Librarian)

  3. Mr. Uday Chatterjee

  4. Mr. Jagannath Ghatak

  5. Mr. Tarun Chatterjee

  6. Mr. Afroz Alam

  7. Mr. Prodipta Sarkar

  8. Mr. Romiya Mandal

  9. Mr. Soumik Samadder

  10. Mrs. Chhaya Bauri

     The Librarian

T. D. B. College, Raniganj
P.O.: Raniganj, Dist.: Paschim Bardhaman
Pin Code: 713347



Annexure: Photo of the central library