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Thrissur Public Library

Thrissur Public Library
Thrissur Public Library.jpg
Front portion of the library
Country India
Type Public library
Established 1872 AD
Location Thrissur City, Kerala Flag of India.svg
Items collected Books, journals, newspapers, magazines, maps, prints and manuscripts
Access and use
Access requirements Open to anyone with a genuine need to use the collection

Thrissur Public Library is also known as Public Library of Thrissur. It was formed in 1872 in Thrissur city, Kerala, India.


The library was started by Diwan A Sankara Iyer in 1872. The library first started functioning at St. Mary's College, Thrissur library. Later it was shifted to the first floor of the Thrissur Town Hall in 1939. The library have 1,200 square feet space. It is the first computerised public library in Kerala in 1996.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Thrissur Public Library to get a facelift". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  2. ^ "Thrissur Public Library celebrating 140th anniversary". City Journal. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  3. ^ "District Public Library". Retrieved 2013-05-08.