The American Corner Jaffna

The American Corner is established in Jaffna so that a cultural and information office could come into existence for the people of North. This is the only American Corner in the entire North region of Sri Lanka functioning as a resource center to the general public and more specifically to youth.

The basic function of the American Corner is to make information about the United States available by providing access to current and reliable information about the U. S. via books, video and DVD collections, the Internet, and through events such as public readings, films, speaker programs, workshops, meetings, exhibits and digital video conference (DVC) programs.

Products and Services:

  • Books and multimedia collections
  • Periodicals and newspapers
  • U.S. Government materials
  • CD-ROM Databases
  • Internet access – WiFi Hotspot
  • Cultural programs
  • DVC programs
  • Photocopy service
  • Computer printouts

Events / programs:

  • Library orientation for school students
  • Regular screening of films for children and youth
  • Documentary films and discussions
  • Public Lectures / speaker programs
  • Cultural programs
  • English communication skills with reading clubs
  • Education advising for higher education in the U.S.

For further information on above events / programs contact:

Danni Dishon
American Corner Jaffna
No. 23, Athiyady Road
Nallur, Jaffna.

Telephone: 021 2220665