The library has 35,000 books/documents, journals, periodicals on different subjects. Most of them are in English language. There are also books in Nepali, Hindi, Sanskrit, French, Russian and other languages in the library. The library has some rare manuscripts preserved in microfilm.

Books/documents & journals have been classified into following categories:

  • General
  • Nepali & Hindi
  • Reference with multiple volumes
  • Journal
  • Dharanidhar collection: The section comprises books on general subject in English and Nepali and some journals donated by late litterateur Dharanidhar Koirala.
  • Children Library Section.


The museum section contains some images of gods and goddesses and other archeological collections made of stone and other metals. On display are different materials of archaeological importance.

This section also has half size statues of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Regmi. Also on display are the idols of Gautam Buddha and Mahabir Jain in meditative pose, besides many other archeological collections.


A separate photo display section is on the top floor of the library building. This section has photos of Mahatma Gandhi of India showing him on different occasions with different personalities. Similarly, different types of photographs put up on the wall give the viewer a glance of Indian National movement.

Letters written by Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore framed on the wall constitute another interesting feature of the section.