American Corner Kandy

The U.S. Embassy established the American Corner Kandy in collaboration with the Kandy Municipal Council in 2004.  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 and Makerspace classes.  The corner is equipped with laptops, iMacs, iPads, audiovisual materials, over 1,700 books, film (DVD) collection includes award winning Hollywood movies and documentaries, and journals collection.

Products & Services

  • Free internet access
  • Cultural programs
  • Webinars
  • Books and multimedia collections and periodicals
  • U.S. Government materials
  • eLibraryUSA
  • Photocopy service
  • Computer printouts

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.

Contact details:

Inoka Rathnayake
AC Coordinator
American Corner
D.S. Senanayaka Memorial Public Library,
Kandy.

Email: ac.coordinatorkandy@gmail.com
Tel: 081 220 3944

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

Tel / Fax: (081) 2203944
e-mail: AmericanCornerPrograms@gmail.com