The concept of literacy plays the most significant role in healthy and all round development of a nation. This study enunciates the public library initiatives for gender equality and eradication of adult illiteracy in Delhi. This study covers almost all public libraries in Delhi operate by the government, private body and NGOs. It vividly addresses the reading habits, collection strength and services provided to the adult users on and their participation to eradicate themselves through the public libraries. The study focused the gender equality among the adult library users.