Uttarpara Pathagar, formerly known as Uttarpara Journal Association, is located at Mandir Bari Ghat, near the banks of the Hooghly River
. The library was established in 1935 with an objective of making available the English and Bengali journals. The library preserves journals of around 70 years. It subscribes to 30 journals and has a collection of over 5000 books. There is also a reading room open to the public.
The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. The Howrah Railway Station is the nearest railway station.