The Research Division of the National Library and Documentation Services Board has compiled a Directory of Public Libraries in Southern Province. This Directory includes basic information on public libraries in Southern Province such as collections, services, staff, number of registered members, grade etc.
National Library and Documentation Services Board in collaboration with the Department of Library and Information Science , University of Kelaniya and the Sri Lanka Library Association conducted a workshop on current Trends of Dewey Decimal Classification System on 09.12.2014 at the Auditorium of the NLDSB.
The main ceremony of the National Reading Month was held on 28th October 2014 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute. National Reading Month programme was started with the objective of promoting the reading habit and thereby creating a intellectual society in Sri Lanka. The tenth anniversary of the National Reading Month which was started in 2004 was celebrated in this main ceremony.