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Nepal National Library

Nepal National Library
नेपाल राष्ट्रिय पुस्तकालय
Country Nepal
Type Public, National library
Established 1957 (61 years ago) (1957)
Location Hariharbhawan, Lalitpur, Nepal
Collection
Size 84,000[citation needed]
Website Official website

The Nepal National Library (Nepali: नेपाल राष्ट्रिय पुस्तकालय) is the legal deposit and copyright library of Nepal under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

History

It was established on 2 January 1957 and was initially based around the purchased private collection of Rajguru Hem Raj Pandey, an advisor to King Mahendra of Nepal. Items of the Central Secretariat Library were also brought into the collection totaling 34,292 items at the time of the foundation.[1] The library is located at Pulchowk near UNDP complex. At present the library has around 84,000 volumes of books, journals and other materials in different languages.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "History". Nepal National Library. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 

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