List of libraries in Sri Lanka

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This is a list of libraries in the island nation of Sri Lanka in South Asia.

National libraries[edit]

legal deposit[edit]

Five copies of all publications which are published in Sri Lanka are to be sent to the Department of National Archives under the Printers and Publishers Ordinance.[1] Four of these copies are sent each to;

Science and technology libraries[edit]

This category created by using Ministry of Science and Technology institutions.[2]

University libraries[edit]

Institutional libraries[edit]

International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Publications
IWMI Library Catalog

Public libraries[edit]

Colombo Public Library
Galle Library in Galle fort was established in 1832
Jaffna Public Library was established in 1933

School libraries[edit]

Ku/Nungamuwa mahavidyalaya, Yatigaloluwa, Polgahawela

Ku/Rathmalgoda Maha Vidyalaya, Polgahawela

Important library related institutions[edit]




  1. ^ "Legal Deposits". Department of National Archives. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  2. ^ Institutions that come within the purview of the Science and Technology Ministry Archived 2008-10-20 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Leafing through the story of an old library , The Sundaytimes

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