iSee Jaffna Public Library

Once one of the biggest libraries in Asia

The benefits of education are increased knowledge, general awareness, and the economic development of the Jaffna area.
— Ilayarajah Krishanthanee

About the Public Library

With over 97,000 books and manuscripts, Jaffna Public Library was once one of the biggest libraries in Asia. In 1981, it burnt down. As of today, the rebuilt library is still Sri Lanka's second main public library.

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