Library Services

Dosti House – Your American Space offers the following services –

Reference Services:

Dosti House reference staff are available to assist you in finding the information you need. They can direct you to print and electronic information on American governmental and non-governmental institutions, policies, economy, global issues, society, culture, literature, history, and contemporary life.

Reference Request Form

  • Dosti House – Your American Space provides information on the life and culture in the United States.

Internet Access:

One hour free access to library members and access to non-members on payment of Rs. 25/ half-hour and Rs.40/hour.

Library Orientation:

A personalized orientation to library resources on request.

Photocopying and Printing:

  • Photocopy per page Re. 1/-
  • Colored photocopy per page Rs. 25/
  • Printing per page Rs. 3/-

Note: Dosti House reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying request if in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of U.S. Copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Film Screenings

Dosti House – Your American Space invites you and your friends to a free film screening at 2:00 p.m. on alternate Saturdays.

Note: Mobile phones are permitted, but Bluetooth technology must be disabled. Personal laptops, Cameras, memory storage devices, and other electronic equipment are not allowed. Photography and video recording in and around the consulate compound, including with mobile phones, is strictly prohibited.

Ask a Librarian

Our professional Reference Librarians are available Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to help you with your questions about the United States or to assist you with your research. Dosti House reference librarians can be reached:

  • In-person by visiting Dosti House
  • By email at dostihouse@state.gov
  • By phone at 022-2672-4231
  • Online by filling in the Reference Request Form