Colombo Digital Public Library Launched

March 18, 2019

The Colombo Digital Public Library was officially launched by Hon. Ajith P Perera, Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Information Technology and The Mayor of Colombo Her Worship Rosy Senanayake on 14th of March, 2019 at the public library premises.

Colombo public library is now opened to public as the first model digital library under Digital Libraries Project to experience the library services with technological advancements for both local and foreign communities.

The development aspects include: the access to electronic materials via modern digital devices; customized integrated library management system to manage all functions and workflows within the library; tablets with the access to e-newspapers and e-journals etc; tablets with stylus for children’s creative education with apps Hapan; services like scanning, printing and photocopying which enable user to store / take-home information as they wish. The equipment are connected by a network with high-speed internet.

Officials from Ministry of Digital infrastructure and Information technology, Colombo Municipal Council, National Library and Documentation Services Board, ICTA and the staff of public library graced the event.

You can now log in to Colombo Open Public Access Catalogue via