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Given them public libraries: While we still do not have a proper public library at a national level, we are talking about enhancing literacy, by Usha Pokharel (rep 11/05/2019)

Library for life and community: Only access to books and the consequent salutary effects can help us free ourselves from the shackles of our circumstance, by Pramod Mishra (kp 11/04/2019)

Three of Nepal’s largest public libraries were badly damaged in the 2015 earthquake—only one has risen from the debris: The Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya has a new building that houses its full collection, but the Kaiser Library and National Library have yet to even be retrofitted or renovated, by Alisha Sijapati (kp 03/04/2019)

Library blues: Public libraries are a treasure. We must learn to see them for what they are, by Abhi Subedi (kp 17/02/2019)

Country’s only library for visually impaired has no visitors: National Braille Library at Thapathali hosts over 25,000 English language books from a host of genres but lacks dictionary, internet and blind-friendly software, by Anup Ojha (kp 12/01/2019)

Digital doldrums: ISBNs serve little to no purpose in Nepal, by Bibhu Luitel (kp 28/11/2018), International ISBN body seeks TU Central Library’s clarification: Head of the library says it would try to fix the issues by next year, by Bibhu Luitel (kp 30/11/2018)

Kaiser Library awaits renovation, by Diya Dhakal (rep 04/09/2018)

Central Library in dire need of expert staff, by Diya Dhakal (rep 19/08/2018)

Wood gifts Nepal’s school new library on his mom’s 87th birthday, by Prakash Rimal (ht 26/04/2018)

National Library, Keshar Library await reconstruction (ht 24/04/2018)

Viplavi: A portrait of a tiny, two-room Kathmandu library, by Sanjit Bhakta Pradhananga (kp 14/04/2018)

Digitising archives, sharing knowledge: Nepali Times caught up with James Nye, Bibliographer Southern Asia at Joseph Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago during a visit to Kathmandu this month (nt 16/02/2018)

Changu library serving as warehouse to store temple ruins, by Anup Ojha (kp 14/01/2018)

Old ways working well for National Archive (ht 11/12/2017)

Manuscripts at damage risk if Archives shifted (kp 10/10/2017), ‘Develop Nat’l Archives as research centre’ (kp 11/10/2017)

Quake-damaged Nepal National Library awaits reconstruction, by Sabitri Dhakal (ht 31/08/2017)

Library in shambles (ht 20/08/2017)

Book martyrs:  Today the space for our libraries is ill-managed, ruined, or permanently gone, by Abhi Subedi (kp 08/01/2017)

Nat’l Audio Library awaits proper maintenance, by Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 20/11/2016)

No room to read: For a metropolis of its size, Kathmandu has alarmingly few libraries. Nepal is not so poor as not to be able to afford a couple of libraries in its major cities and towns, by Mohan Guragain (kp 19/11/2016)

Book rooms in sorry state as country marks 9th Library Day: According to Library Archival Management Committee, there are 41,272 libraries in the country (kp 01/09/2016)

In a sorry state: With growing population, libraries have become increasingly necessary, yet they are neglected more and more, by Shyam KC (kp 26/08/2016)

Libraries in Panchthar losing readers (ht 11/09/2016)

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