Become a library member

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Our library is more than just books. Join our library in Colombo or Kandy and be inspired by our collection.

We offer seven membership categories to suit your learning and information requirements. It's easy to join, simply fill in an application form at one of our English language centres and choose the membership category which is most suitable for you.

To obtain a membership, you will need:

  • a completed membership application form
  • proof of identification

Choose the membership category most suitable for you: 

Membership category Price per year Benefits
Silver Free Reference membership for the British Council English language students and exam candidates who are registered for an exam with us

Gold Adult

15 years and above

Rs. 2,500 

4 books from the Adults collection, 1 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack or 1 work card and 1 periodical 

Gold Young Learner

Below 15 years

Rs. 2,500  4 books from the children's collection
Online Rs. 2,500  Access to E-brary and e-journals

Diamond

15 years and above 

Rs. 3,500 

4 books from the adults collection, 2 IELTS study packs, 1 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack, 1 work card and 1 periodical 

Platinum

15 years and above

Rs. 5,000 

4 books from the adults collection, 3 books from the children's collection, 2 IELTS study packs, 1 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack, 1 work card, 1 DVD, 1 periodical and access to E-brary

Organisational membership

Rs. 15,000 

20 books from the adults collection and/or the children's collection, 2 periodicals, 2 IELTS study packs, 1 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack, 4 DVDs and 4 work cards