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Library collection is obviously one of the most important basic resources upon which the utility of library depends. Library collection is precious treasure of library. Allahabad Public Library (Government Public Library) provides a wide range of books, magazines, news papers, gazettes and other reading materials in Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Bengla, French & other Languages for every one, whatever your reading taste. Library stock consists of 1.25 lakh books on variety of subjects including Books for competitive examinations, computer science, information technology, philosophy, psychology, religion, Hinduism, social science, law, commerce, economics, management, political science, international relations, language and linguistics, science, engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, zoology, botany, medical science, engineering, literature, fiction, history, geography, library science, education, journalism, arts, children books, reference books etc.

There is a unique collection of old newspapers and magazines in the library.

S.No Name of News Paper Duration
1. The Pioneer Sustained From May 1968
2. National Herald From 30 Nov. 1945 To Dec. 1984
3. The Statesman From Jan.1946 To Dec. 1984
4. Time From Oct. 24, 1955 To April 1961
5. Northern India Patrika From Jan. 1965 To 2010
6. Leader From Jan. 1965 To Feb. 23,2002
7. Patriot From Jan. 1965 To March 1967
8. The Times Of India From April 1965 To Dec. 2010
9. The Hindustan Times From Jan. 1966 To Dec. 2010
10. The Hindu From Jan. 1966 To March 1967
11. Aaj (Hindi) From Jan. 1976 To Dec. 1985
12. Nav Bharat Times From April 1976 To June 2010
13. Hindustan (Hindi) From April 1977 To Dec. 1984
14. Amrit Prabhat (Hindi) From 1979 1979 To Dec. 1985
15. Amar Ujala (Hindi) From Aug. 2001 To 2010
16. Dainik Jagaran (Hindi) Sustained From Aug. 2001
Reader’s Digest Sustained From 1937
Time  From 1954 To 2010
India Today Sustained From 1987
Yojana (Hindi) Sustained From 1963
Navaneet (Hindi) From 1965 To 1996
Kadambini (Hindi) From 1962 To 2010
Saraswati (Hindi) From 1903 To 1979
Seminar From 1961 To 1965, 1984 To 2011
World Science News From 1967 To 1981
Prawasi (Bangla) From 1911 To 1976
Bharatvarsh (Bangla) From 1924 To 1969
Desh (Bangla) From 1953 To 20110
Link From 1972 To 1981
Madhuri (Hindi) From 1923 To 1947
Dinaman (Hindi)  From 1974 To 1975
Vishal Bhart (Hindi) From 1941 To 1960
Chand (Hindi) From 1928 To 1938
Science From 1912 To 1970
Popular Science From 1924 To 1957
Nature From 1918 To 1978
Punch From 1925 To 1974
The Round Table From 1910 To 1974
Spectator From 1938 To 1973
Encounter From 1976 To 1974
Poetry  From 1955 To 1970
Economist From 1948 To1974
University News From 2003 To 2010
Discovery From 1948 To 1965
Aditi Varsha (Hindi) From 1944 To 1953
Asian Review From 1954 To 1963
English From 1936 To 1963
  1. Gazette of India – 1900 to 1953
  2. North – Western Provinces Gazette – 1860 to 1902
  3. United Provinces Gazette – 1903 – 1951
  4. Uttar Pradesh Gazette – 1951 to 2000
S.No. Name of News Paper  Language Edition
1. Dainik Jagaran Hindi Allahabad / Varanasi
2. Amar Ujala Hindi Allahabad
3. Aaj Hindi Allahabad
4. Northern India Patriks English Allahabad
5. Business Standard Hindi Kolkata
6. The Times Of India English Lucknow/Allahabad
7. Janasatta Hindi Delhi/Lucknow
8. Indian Express English Delhi/ Lucknow
9. Amrit Prabhat Hindi Allahabad
10. The Poineer English Lucknow
11. The Hindu English Delhi
12. Telegraph English Kolkata
13. Anand Bajar Bangla Kolkata
14. The Hindustan Times English Delhi/Lucknow
15. Rashtriya Sahara Hindi Allahabad
16. Rashtriya Sahara Urdu Delhi/Lucknow
17. Swatantra Bharat Hindi Lucknow
18. Hindustan Hindi Delhi/Lucknow/Allahabad
19. The Economic Times English Delhi
20. The Statesman English Delhi
S.No Name of Magazine  Copies Literature
1. Chanakya One Hindi
2. Ahan Zindagi One Hindi
3. Grih Shobha One Hindi
4. Huma One Urdu
5. Pratiyogita Darpan One Hindi
6. Pratiyogita Kiran One Hindi
7. Sarita One Hindi
8. Vigyan Pragati One Hindi
9. Darpan Series Atiriktank One Set Hindi
10. Employment News. One English
11. India Today One English
12. Science Repoter One English
13. Money Today One English
14. Competition Master One English
15. Competition Success Review One English
16. Front Line One English
17. Reader's Digest One English
18. Competition Refresher One English
19. Time One English
20. Junior Science Refresher One English
21. University News One English
22. Annals Of Library and Information Studies One English
23. Aajkal One Hindi
24. Cronical One Hindi
25. Kurukshetra One Hindi
26. Cricket Today One Hindi
27. Civil Services Times One Hindi
28. India Today One Hindi
29. Kadambani One Hindi
30. Nirog Dham One Hindi
31. Outlook One Hindi
32. Politikal And Law Times One Hindi
33. Rojagar Samachar One Hindi
34. Yojana One Hindi
35. Aaviskar One Hindi
36. Yugnirman Yojana One Hindi
37. Akhand Joyti One Hindi
38. Dristikona Manthan One Hindi
39. Samanya Gyan Darpan One Hindi