In order to provide a seamless library experience, we are upgrading our technology infrastructure.
Please note that the library software will remain temporarily unavailable from Monday 11 September 8:00 a.m. until Tuesday 12 September 9:00 a.m.
We regret any inconvenience caused during this time.
Our Libraries in Colombo, Kandy and Jaffna are open and look forward to welcoming members back. You may use our online book ordering facility to place orders to borrow books from our physical libraries.
If you wish to access our Digital Library sign up for an Online Membership.
Enjoy unlimited access to premium learning and entertainment content with our Online Membership
Our Digital Library is a one-stop solution for all your learning and entertainment needs! Read or listen to best-selling novels, watch movies and theatre productions, access full-text research databases or stream non-stop music anytime, anywhere.
Get instant access to books, comics, music, newspapers and magazines, scholarly content, professional training and more for just LKR 5,000 per year.
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Access our Digital Library from the comfort of your home or on the go with the mobile app – MyLOFT - on your mobile device.
* You must first have an online membership of the British Council Digital Library to gain access to the app.
Read, listen and watch instantly with the Digital Library app by MyLOFT
The Digital Library app, powered by MyLOFT, enables instant access to all our digital resources in one place – on any device and with a single log-on!
- Your favourite content on the go!
Log on to the MyLOFT web portal on your PC or laptop or download the app to your iOS and Android devices for a seamless digital library experience no matter where you are.
- A personalised content experience
Organise your go-to resources and reading material in a collection, bookmark and tag articles and study materials, or save content from select resources for offline use.