The Library is one of the major sections of Children Library Complex. It was started in Nov 1988 with a collection of 2,500 books transferred here from Children Section of Quaid-e-Azam Library. American Consulate donated an education package called as American Discovery Center. The package comprises of a computer, laser printer, 80 books and different educational and recreational software from which a child can learn the basic concepts of Science, Mathematics, Colours and English. An average of 150 children can use the library at a time.


CLC library is divided into 3 major sections:

  • General Section
  • Easy Reader Section (for readers of early age 4-6 years)
  • Reference section

Collection wise reference section of Library is the richest section in all children Libraries of Lahore. Children Library Complex subscribes to some foreign and local published magazines and newspapers. Currently, it has a collection of 22,000 books. These books are in both English and Urdu and on different subjects.


Enlisted below is the list of books available in the Library:

  • Arabic/ Persian
  • Islam/ Other Religion
  • Poetry
  • Arts
  • Islamic Urdu
  • Pure Sciences
  • Biography
  • Language
  • Reference Books
  • Computer
  • Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • Easy Readings
  • Magazines (National and International)
  • Technology
  • Encyclopedia
  • Urdu Fiction
  • Fiction/Novel
  • Newspapers
  • Urdu Novel/History
  • History
  • Philosophy


The complex offers membership to the children. Membership details can be viewed here. Whereas, membership for children of Public Sector Schools is Free of cost.



  • CLC Library is a non lending library, therefore photocopy services are available on regular basis.