Thrissur Public Library

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Thrissur Public Library
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Front portion of the library
Country India
Type Public library
Established1872 AD
Location Thrissur City, Kerala Flag of India.svg
Collection
Items collected Books, journals, newspapers, magazines, maps, prints and manuscripts
Access and use
Access requirementsOpen 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.

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History

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]

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References

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