Defence Public Library Lahore was inaugurated on  14th April 2000 by the Chairman of Defence Housing Autority (DHA) Lahore,  Maj. Gen. Muhammad Javaid. Since then library is providing excellent literary environments for residents of DHA and surroundings. Beside allowing members to encourage appreciation of literature, Defence Public Library extends  an excellent quiet study and work areas for students and professionals. Playing its role in preservation and public presentation of cultural heritage, library also orchestrate special activities associated to literacy environments, which include book fairs, lectures, seminars and exhibitions etc. Library has recently been renovated, improving the existing Environments and providing many interesting valuable and highly demanded books. Presently library has over 8500 members and more than 35000 books are available in the reading halls.