American Corner Jaffna

Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 p.m. (closed on public holidays)

The U.S. Embassy established the American Corner Jaffna in collaboration with the Jaffna Social Action Center in 2011.  The American Corner provides information about the United States; facilitates English language learning; promotes U.S. higher education through EducationUSA advising; and hosts a variety of programs including photography, coding and MakerSpace classes.  The corner is equipped with laptops, iMacs, iPads, tablets, audiovisual materials, DVC equipment, over 1,000 books, film (DVD) collection includes award winning Hollywood movies and documentaries, and journals collection.

Products and Services:

  • Free internet access
  • Cultural programs
  • Webinars
  • Books, multimedia collections, and periodicals
  • U.S. Government materials
  • eLibraryUSA

Events / programs:

  • English communication skills with reading clubs
  • Interactive training programs to promote entrepreneurship and youth leadership skills
  • Public lectures and panel discussion on thematic topics with screening of documentary films
  • Webinars with experts from the United States
  • Weekly film screenings for children, youth and public
  • Education advising for higher education in the United States
  • Cultural programs and many more.

For further information on above events / programs contact: 

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

Tel: +94 21 2220665
e-mail: Or