The American Corner Kandy

The American Corner Kandy was established at the D.S. Senanayake Public Library as a cultural and information office for the people of Kandy. This is the only American Corner in the Central Province 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 provide 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 & Services

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

Events & Programs

  • Orientation program on “Higher Education in the United States” by US-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission for graduates, undergraduates, O/L and A/L students
  • Digital Video Conference programs with notable speakers from the U.S.A.
  • Screening of films for children, youth and adults
  • Training programs for youth
  • Public Lectures

    Menusha Gunasekara
    Program Coordinator
    American Corner
    D.S. Senanayke Memorial Public Library

    Tel / Fax: (081) 2203944