We are delighted to announce that the British Council Library in Colombo, Kandy and Jaffna have once more opened their doors and look forward to welcoming members back.
In Colombo, we are open Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m. We are closed on Sunday and Monday.
In Kandy, we are open Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m. We are closed on Sunday and Monday.
In Jaffna, we are open Wednesday to Sunday from 9.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m. We are closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Please always maintain a distance of 1.5m from others using the library at the same time.
Please do keep your mask on whilst you are in the library
Please use the sanitizer provided when you enter and leave the library
Please limit your visit to 20 minutes - this will allow others to visit the library too - so please make your selection as quickly as you can.
We look forward to your visit and to your cooperation.
Please call Nishika on 0773 770 788 for more information.
We are delighted to inform you that our Online Book Ordering facility continues in operation, and we look forward to receiving your book orders. We hope that you and your families remain safe and well during these times.
Please note the following:
You can reach us on email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have different types of memberships to suit your learning and information needs, discounts and offers for British Council students and IELTS candidates.
Join our libraries and enjoy access to top quality online resources including journals, books, movies, music and magazines. We have more than 65,000 resources in our libraries.
It's easy to become a member...
- Choose the library convenient to you Colombo, Kandy or Jaffna.
- Choose a membership that is right for you, available at that centre.
- Have your proof of identification ready. (National Identity Card or a valid Passport*)
- Complete a membership application form online and make your payment via an online credit/debit card transaction OR online bank transfer.
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Lots of free time and nothing at home to read? Our wonderful collection of digital resources – and our books in the library – are only a click away.
You can now sign-up for a library membership by simply completing the form and paying your fee via an online credit/debit card transaction OR online bank transfer.
You're three steps away from being able to access our collection.