NATIONAL LIBRARY AND DOCUMENTATION SERVICES BOARD
The National Library is mainly a research and a reference library and it is the main library and information centre in Sri Lanka.
Being the national knowledge centre, providing access to library and information services for all.
The National Library of Sri Lanka was inaugurated on 27th April 1990 by HE Ranasinghe Premadasa, then President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
The tree is one of the most expressive symbols of nature. It signifies protection, shade from the sun, as a source of nourishment and a place for calm reflections.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY AND DOCUMENTATION SERVICES BOARD AND THE NATIONAL LIBRARY AND DOCUMENTATION CENTRE; AND FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH OR INCIDENTAL THERETO :
|Sri Lanka Library Association|
|National Institute of Library & Information Science|
|Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya|
|International Federation of Library Associations and