The Growth of Education in Panihati Municipal Area
In 1898 a library was set up at Panihati area called Panihati Friends’ Library. In 1947 it was renamed as Panihati Bandhab Pathagar. Many renounced figure like Bipin Chandra Pal (1918), poet Narendra Dev (1945), Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (1945), dramatist Manoj Bose, auther Dakshinaranjan Bose, Prof. Sashi Bhusan Dasgupta, dramatist Manmatha Roy etc.had came in this library in different time.
In 1904 a library was set up by great literary figure Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay at Sukchar, called Shashadhar Pathagar.
In 1981 a library was set up by the Govt. of West Bengal at the Municipal building. In 1987 it was shifted at Panihati Loksanskriti Bhavan called, Town Library.