Opening Hours

Saturdays - Thursdays
Children's Multimedia Library | 10:15 - 15:30
National Library | 09:15 - 17:30


Use our Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) to search books available in the library. Members may renew their loans or reserve books.


Browse our downloads section. Available downloads include national bibliography, forms, newsletter etc.

Training Workshop


The National Library has conducted a workshop on advance classification and cataloguing. The workshop was designed for the technical librarians to develop their number building skills using Dewey Decimal Classification Table 1, Descriptive Cataloguing, and Machine Readable Cataloguing 21 (MARC 21) Standard. Read more

Cataloguing training session

Male' City: Cleaning Campaign


National Library staff participates in the largest Male' city cleaning campaign conducted by the Somerset Hotel. Campaign partners include Cathay Pacific, Ministry of Environment and Energy, Maldives National Defence Force, Maldives Police Service, Waste Management Corporation and Coca Cola company. The campaign was carried out on 29th July.

Cleaning campaign photo