The National Library has undergone a major revamp thanks to a collaborative effort with the Bank of Maldives (BML). The project, aimed at modernising and enhancing the library’s facilities, was unveiled today during a visit by Bank of Maldives CEO Karl Stumke.
Among the key improvements made under the project are:
- A state-of-the-art security gate was installed at the library entrance, a first for the facility
- Designated reading area developed for visitor comfort and convenience
- A new audio recording booth with modern facilities was established for various audio-related activities
- A dedicated National Heritage Section room was created to preserve and provide access to historical resources
- Installation of a special scanner for digitising books and documents, aligning with contemporary information management trends
- Development of a section reserved for discussions, fostering intellectual exchange and collaborative learning
- Establishment of a silent reading room for individuals seeking a peaceful and focused reading environment
- Creation of research rooms specifically reserved and equipped for scholarly investigations
- Upgrades to computers used by library service providers to ensure seamless and efficient service delivery
- Enhance the English textbook section to provide a more organised and accessible collection for language enthusiasts.
Bank of Maldives CEO Karl Stumke visited the library today to review the modern changes BML brought about for the National Library. The National Library’s transformation is expected to positively impact the overall experience of its patrons and contribute to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge for generations to come.