Library Services - Mobile Library

Books on Wheels

The City Central Library in Mysuru will introduce Kuvempu MobileLibrary in the State to take the books closer to the people. As a part of the centenary celebrations, the library will start being functional again with added collection of books and better transport.


City Central Library, Mysore

KThe City Central Library is the timekeeper for a hundred years of history. It was established in the reign of Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in 1915 and handed over to the public in 1965 when the Public Library Act was passed in Karnataka. The library has stayed relevant with the changing times, bringing on new books, periodicals, people as well as thought processes. The city central library is a living proof of S Ranganathan's laws that the library is a growing organism.

Founders of the City Central Library Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, Sir M. Visvesvaraya and Sir Mirza Ismail were instrumental in the construction of City Central Library. It received support from Janab M. Hussain, B. M. Shri, Rao Bahadur Ranga Iyengar, M. Venkatakrishnaiah, Rev. E. W. Thomson, N. S. Subbarao and B. G. Lakshman Rao.

Founder of the CCL

Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, Sir M. Visvesvaraya and Sir Mirza Ismail were instrumental in the construction of City Central Library. It received support from Janab M. Hussain, B.M. Shri, Rao Bahadur Ranga Iyengar, M. Venkarakrishnaiah, Rev. E.W. Thomsan, N.S. Subbarao and B.G. Lakshman Rao.