Mohiari Public Library (Howrah, India)
Established in 1886 with a gift of 1,000 books and a piece of land from the Zamindar of Andul, the Kundu Chaudhuri family, it is located in a small town in Howrah district about 12 kilometres west of Calcutta. Current holding are about 30,000 books and periodicals. All important titles of periodicals literature have been microfilmed for the CSSSC library. The Mohiary library, like Konnagar, has no complete catalogue and no infrastructure for electronic cataloguing and preservation. From physical verification, it is found that the original Kundu Chaudhuri family collection has several unique titles that are not available in any other collection.