Welcome to the National Library of Sri Lanka
The National Library is mainly a research and a reference library and it is the main library and information centre in Sri Lanka. It intends to provide library resources as well as information to all Sri Lankans through the National Library.
National Library has a vast collection of library materials in the form of print, audio-visual and electronic media. The collection which is of a high standard both qualitative and quantitative reflects the objectives of the National Library and the needs of the users. The National Library collection currently comprises of twenty seven (27) collections. The current book stock of approximately over 500 000 volumes will form the nucleus of the future national collection.