Our Libraries are the gateway to a world of opportunity. We know that what young people in Sri Lanka want most is to ‘be successful’ and to ‘be inspired’.
Join the Library tour to make the maximum use of the library. The library tour will make you aware of using library resources, browsing the library catalogue, how to make reservations of library material, extension facilities and use of computers, Teachers corner and the Young Learners collection.
When 9, 23 and 30 November
Where British Council Library Colombo
Time from 1500 to 1600
Admission Open to all library members. Reserve your place by contacting the Library Help Desk on (011) 4521596.
How we are different
Books are at the heart of what we have to offer you but we're not a traditional library. We've spent a lot of time talking to people in order to redefine what a library should be! Read more
Whether it’s academic, business or social success that you are looking for, we have something to offer you!
Books – Check out our extensive collection of books on subjects such as English, science and technology, business and more.
English - Sample the best English language resources from the UK.
Whatever your passion, we are confident that you’ll find something to inspire you - music, sport, fashion, books are just some of the things you will find we cover!
Books - check out our extensive collection of books on subjects such as creativity, fitness and lifestyle, fiction and more.
Music – sample the best of UK music across all genres.
Young Learners Centre
Our Young Learners Centre provides a range of materials to encourage children to read in English and the activities we run help make it all an enjoyable experience.
Our online library provides unlimited access to more that 40,000 books. Get the best out of what is offered at your finger tips.
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