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We offer lots of different membership types to suit your learning and information needs.

Become a member and get access to top quality online resources including journals, books, films, magazines and get free internet access from any of the library computers. You will also be able to access more than 50,000 books and be able to join events, talks, activities and workshops in person.

It's easy to become a member...

  • Choose the library convenient to you. Colombo, Orion City (Colombo 09), 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.
  • Visit your library and make the payment in person by producing your proof of identification.

Children under the age of 12 must be supervised by their parents/guardians at all times.

*if you are a non-resident, you must hold a valid visa to obtain a membership.

You can contact our customer service agents on 0117521521 to learn more.

Colombo membership

 

IELTS library membership

  • 02 IELTS packs
  • Price for 3 months: Rs. 2,500
  • Age group: 15 years and above
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Online membership

  • Access the entire digital collection
  • Price per year: Rs. 4,000
  • Age group: 18 years and above
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Kids membership

  • 04 kids books
  • 01 kids DVD
  • 01 Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) material
  • Price per year: Rs. 4,000 
  • Age group: 5 - 12 years
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Teen membership

  • 04 young adults books
  • 01 young adults DVD
  • 01 Cambridge assessment English (CAE) / School examination material
  • Price per year: Rs. 4,000
  • Age group: 13 - 17 years 
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General membership

  • 04 general books
  • 01 English language pack
  • 01 work cards
  • 01 magazine
  • 01 DVD
  • Access to Press reader online resource
  • Price per year: Rs 4,000
  • Age group: 18 years and above
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Family membership

  • 04 general/young adult books
  • 04 kids books
  • 01 English Language pack
  • 01 work card
  • 02 DVD's (any collection)
  • 01 magazine
  • Access to Press reader online resource
  • Price per year: Rs 8,000
  • Age group: 18 years and above
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Organisation library membership

Entitlement per card for a total of 10 cards (Please refer terms for organisational memberships for further details)

  • 02 books from any collection
  • 01 magazines
  • 01 IELTS packs
  • 01 English Language pack
  • 01 work card
  • 01 DVD's from any collection
  • Price per year: Rs 20,000
  • Age group:  18 years and above (Organisations only)
Download the application form at the bottom of this page and visit customer services with the duly filled application to obtain the membership

Kandy membership

Gold Adult (15 years and above)

Price per year: Rs. 3,000

Benefits:

  • 04 books from the Adults collection
  • 01 DVD
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Gold Young Learner (Below 15 years)

Price per year: Rs. 3,000

Benefits:

  • 04 books from the children's collection
  • 01 DVD
  • access to Cambridge English Young Learner exams material.
Register now!

Platinum (18 years and above)

Price per year: Rs. 6,000 

 Benefits: 

  • 04 books from the adult's collection
  • 04 books from the children's collection
  • 02 IELTS study packs,
  • 01 DVD
  • 01 magazine
  • Access to e-brary.
Register now!

Organisational membership

Price per year: Rs. 15,000

Benefits: 

  • 20 books from the adult's collection, and the children's collection
  • 02 magazines,
  • 04 DVD's
Download the application form at the bottom of this page and visit customer services with the duly filled application to obtain the membership

IELTS membership

Price: Rs. 2,500
*Please note that this membership is only valid for three months

Entitlement:

  • Two IELTS packs
  • access to the online library catalogue
Register now!

Online membership

Price per year: Rs. 3,000

Benefits: 

  • Access to E-library and e-journals
Register now!

Jaffna membership

Gold Adult (15 years and above)

Price per year: Rs. 950

Benefits:

  • 04 books from the Adults collection
  • 01 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack
  • 01 work card
  • 01 magazine
  • 01 DVD
Register now!

Gold Young Learner (Below 15 years)

Price per year: Rs. 950

Benefits:

  • 04 books from the children's collection
  • 01 DVD
  • access to Cambridge English Young Learner exams material
Register now!

Platinum (18 years and above)

Price per year: Rs. 2,500 

 Benefits: 

  • 04 books from the adult's collection
  • 04 books from the children's collection
  • 02 IELTS study packs
  • 01 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack
  • 01 work card
  • 02 DVD's
  • 01 magazine
  • Access to e-brary
Register now!

Organisational membership

Price per year: Rs. 6,000

Benefits: 

  • 20 books from the adult's collection and the children's collection
  • 02 magazines
  • 02 IELTS study packs
  • 01 ELT (English Language Teaching) pack
  • 02 work cards
  • 04 DVD's
Download the application form at the bottom of this page and visit customer services with the duly filled application to obtain the membership

Online membership

Price per year: Rs. 3,000

Benefits: 

  • Access to E-library and e-journals
Register now!

Orion City membership

Gold Adult (15 years and above)

Price per year: Rs. 3,000

Benefits:

  • 04 books from the Adults collection
  • 01 DVD
Register now!

Platinum (18 years and above)

Price per year: Rs. 6,000 

 Benefits: 

  • 04 books from the adult's collection
  • 04 books from the children's collection
  • 02 IELTS study packs
  • 02 DVD's
  • Access to e-brary
Register now!

Organisational membership

Price per year: Rs. 15,000

Benefits: 

  • 20 books from the adult's collection, and the children's collection
  • 02 IELTS study packs
  • 04 DVD's
Download the application form at the bottom of this page and visit customer services with the duly filled application to obtain the membership

IELTS membership

Price: Rs. 2,500
*Please note that this membership is only valid for three months

Entitlement:

  • Two IELTS packs
  • access to the online library catalogue
Register now!

Online membership

Price per year: Rs. 3,000

Benefits: 

  • Access to E-library and e-journals
Register now!

Gift a library membership

We are delighted to introduce library membership gift vouchers at the Colombo 03 library. 

Given below are the prices of the membership gift vouchers which can be purchased from customer services.

  • Kids membership gift voucher - Rs. 4,000
  • Teens membership gift voucher - Rs. 4,000
  • General membership gift voucher - Rs. 4,000
  • Family membership gift voucher - Rs. 8,000
  • Online membership gift voucher - Rs. 4,000
  • IELTS membership gift voucher - Rs. 2,500

 
Terms and conditions on membership gift vouchers given below:

•This voucher is valid until three months from the date of issuance, and can be redeemed only at the Colombo 03 library for the membership type purchased.
•This voucher is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash in part or full and is valid for a single transaction only
•This voucher is not valid during sale or in conjunction with any special promotion
•Strictly no extension of the expiry date from the date of issue will be allowed
•The management retains the right to reject any voucher that has been tampered with or found in any way unacceptable
•We are not responsible if a Gift Voucher is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed and no replacement will be provided in these circumstances
•Vouchers cannot be clubbed and used for single transaction
•This voucher can be redeemed only for purchase of new/renewal of memberships stated on the voucher.