The second street library of Karachi will be inaugurated on Independence Day (today) at Baloch Chowk in Lyari.

As per reports, the first street library with over 600 books was inaugurated on December 25, last year on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

The street library in Lyari has been set up at Baloch Chowk in alliance with the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) South.


Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani is going to inaugurated the street library today.

The city administration had started its work to establish the second street library from July 05 this year.

The first street library of Karachi is located at the Commissioner’s Corner at Metropole. The library was inaugurated by Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah.

Not only Karachi, Hyderabad is also going to get its first street library on the Independence Day of Pakistan which is being celebrated across the country today.

The Hyderabad administration has developed a street library at the city’s iconic “Thandi Sadak”.