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Easwari Lending Library

Easwari Public LibraryEaswari Lending Library was opened on a very small scale with the help of the clients who loved to read and who felt the need of public library. In 1955 at Lloyd’s Road this venture was started.

Today there are 10 branches of this library across the city.

The library is trying to quench the thirst of the readers in the city of Chennai by offering a place close to their homes and which are convenient to them.

Membership in Easwari Lending Library:

Any person who is and adult can become the member of the library. A child, with the permission of his or her parents or guardians can also be the member of Easwari Public Library. The membership of the library is non- transferable and is only for personal use. No member is allowed to re-lend the books or any other item borrowed from the library. The acceptance, rejection or discontinuation of the membership rights have been reserved by the library itself.

Becoming a member of this library is easy, a new membership request can be sent through its online registration interface and the formalities of filling the form and depositing the fees will be completed at your door steps. You can also visit any of the branches of the library for the same if you wish to.

Services in Easwari Lending Library:

Easwari library make the list of its collection of books available through the internet. Selection of books and marking of the books for return can be done on internet. The books will be then delivered to the customer through courier or any other preferred service.

Delivery charges:

The pick and delivery charges are Rs 15/- within the radius of 2 kms and every additional kilometre will be charges Rs 5/- extra.

Delivery time:

The books requested through internet are usually delivered on the next working day however there are no deliveries done on Saturday.

Returning the book:

On the website of Easwari library there is an enquiry option, you can mark the books to be returned there. You can then have the delivery and can return the book at the same time.


Both cash and cheque payments are accepted. In case of any bounced cheque a penalty of Rs25/- will be imposed, plus any penalty imposed by either clearing agencies or bank will also be paid by the client. Cheque should be made payable to Murugan Computer and Management Books.

Cancellation of Reservations:

All cancellations for reservation of books should be done before 11 A.M on the day for which reservations were done. Only under genuine circumstances the failure to deliver or pick up reservations after 11 A.M will be ignored. Easwari lending library reserves the right of imposing a penalty which may equal to the borrowing fees of the reserved books, if either anyone cancel the order repeatedly or make frivolous reasons for the same.

Retaining the Book:

There is an option for keeping the book you have borrowed by sending the mail and asking for the same. Easwari lending library will let you know whether or not you can keep the book depending on the category of the book. In the reply from the library the amount you will be required to pay for retaining the book will also be mentioned.

Membership Plans of Easwari Lending Library:

There are two membership plans which run for the library:

Membership plan 1:

  • Premium Membership
    Deposit: Rs 400/-
    Hiring Limit: Rs 800 worth of Books
  • Platinum Membership
    Deposit: Rs 800/-
    Hiring Limit: Rs 2000/- worth of books

Terms and Conditions:

  • Deposit  is refundable on cancellation of a membership
  • 15 days is the reading duration
  • Reading charges will be 8-10% of the value of the new book.
  • Any change in address should be informed immediately
  • Delivery charges will be incurred by the customer.

Membership Plan 2:
(Refundable deposit: 400/-)

  • Lite Readers
    Deposit: Rs 850/-(half Yearly)
    Rs 1400/- (Annual)
    Books per visit- 2 Books
    Time Limit: Unlimited
    Delivery: 2 free delivery per month

  • Book Lovers
    Deposit: Rs 1000/- (half Yearly)
    Rs 1800/- (Annual)
    Books per visit- 5 Books
    Time Limit:Unlimited
    Delivery: No free delivery

  • Language Readers
    Deposit: Rs 700/-(Half Yearly)
    Rs 1200/- (Annual)
    Books per visit- 4 Books
    Time Limit: Unlimited
    Delivery: No free delivery

  • Elite Readers
    Deposit:Rs 800/- (half Yearly)
    Rs 1400/- (Annual)
    Books per visit- 3 Books
    Time Limit: Unlimited
    Delivery: No free delivery

Terms and Conditions

  • No other reading charges will be charged other than subscription
  • Technical books will not be available for plan 2 membership
  • Children membership plan can only borrow children books
  • All types of books are available to book lovers
  • Member’s who subscribed for annual membership, have to pay at least six months membership if they wish to discontinue.
  • Only 2 free home deliveries will be available in a month for Lite and language readers.
  • Payments will be accepted through cash/ cheque/ credit card
  • All branches can be accessed by a member.

Contact Details of the Easwari Lending Library:

  • Head Office
    Easwari Lending Library
    Old no. 250; New no 292
    Avvai Shanmugam Salai,
    Lloyds Road,
    Phone no. : 91-44-28353199; 42636919
    Mobile no.: 9176955721

  • Saligramam Branch
    Easwari Lending Library
    #1/2, Srinivasa Arcd
    Arunachalam Rd.,
    Chennai- 600083,
    Phone : 42642491,
    Mobile : 9840777669

  • T Nagar Branch
    Easwari Lending Library
    #105,Sir thyagaraya rd,
    Pondy bzr,
    Chennai- 600017.
    Phone : 42024728

  • Anna Nagar Branch
    Easwari Lending Library
    #W-89,2nd Street
    (Opp. Tower Club),
    Anna Ngr,
    Chennai- 600040
    Phone : 42612116

  • Velacheri Branch
    Easwari Lending Library
    #109-C,100 feet bye-pass Rd,
    (Opp. Hotel Ratna cafe)
    I floor, Velacheri,
    Mobile no.:9840209001

  • R A Puram Branch
    Senthil Lending Library
    #6/4, 2nd Cross Road
    R.A Puram,
    Chennai-  600028
    Phone : 42303408

  • Mylapore Branch
    Rajeswari Lending Library
    old # 95,
    Kutchery Rd,
    Phone : 42329140

  • Adyar Branch
    Murugan Lending Library
    # 2, Sardar Patel Rd,
    Basement: gokul arcade,
    shop# 35, Adyar,
    Phone : 24453475, 42117061

  • Purasawakkam Branch
    Easwari Lending Library,
    #114,B-6,Prince Manor,
    Purasawakkam High Rd,
    Phone- 43539301

  • Porur Branch
    Easwari Lending Library,
    Plot #:31/25, II Main Rd.,
    Lakshmi Ngr,
    Porur, Chennai-600116
    Mobile- 9840189476

  • Seevaram Branch
    Easwari Lending Library
    Old # 22/New # 32,
    O.M.R Rd., Rajiv Gandhi Salai
    (Near Perungudi) Seevaram
    Chennai- 600096.
    Phone : 24960388

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