The well-resourced Library of the M. D. Gunasena International School was established on the same day, the school was founded, in the year 2000. The library is opened on weekdays including school vacations from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m., to provide its services to students and teachers.
The fully stocked Library and Reading Room features a quiet, comfortable, air-conditioned environment, with textbooks, resource material, study guides and magazines available for lending and reference purpose.The objective of the library is to improve reading habits of students to a distinguished extent; provide updated information to both students and teachers, support students by providing Information Technology facilities to both students and staff. The library stalwartly supports the words of the American journalist, editor and women’s rights advocate, Margaret Fuller, “Today a Reader; Tomorrow a Leader.”
The library consists of four central sections; Lending, Information Technology, Reference and Magazines. The library is currently furnished with as many as 6000 books and regular periodicals, in English, Sinhala and Tamil Languages. M.D Gunasena Company is well known to have given and continues to give the nation the habit of reading, and has, for over a century, austerely practiced their motto, ‘We taught the nation to Read.’ The school library in turn, scrupulously aims to improve students’ habit of reading at M.D. Gunasena International School.
‘Today a Reader; Tomorrow a Leader.’