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Kathmandu’s libraries turning into study spaces and work stations, by Anushka Nepal (ae 10/01/2023)

Library to give Rs 10,000 per month to best reader (kh 12/11/2022)

Libraries: They are more than just reading rooms, by Simone Galimberti (ht 30/06/2022)

Only 227 out of 928 libraries across country operating properly: Report (rn 26/06/2022)

School library boon for young bibliophiles : Kalika Secondary School built a well-stocked library last year with the help of national and international agencies, by Sarita Shrestha (kp 04/04/2022)

Seven-story modern library to be built in Jamal, by Rubi Rauniyar (rep 26/01/2022)

Four schools to get e-libraries in Tanahun (kh 24/12/2021)

Zonta Club of Kathmandu donates two modern libraries to Durbar High School (ht 01/11/2021)

Activists want President to act to convert ‘Kathmandu View Tower’ into National Library : Thousands of books and historical manuscripts are at risk of damage as the Lalitpur-based National Library building has fallen into disrepair following the 2015 earthquakes, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/09/2021)

How this Pokhara-based book club aims to promote reading culture : In a country where reading books beyond the curriculum is often deemed unnecessary, What the Book Club is striving to encourage people to pick one up, by Ankit Khadgi (kp 16/10/2020)

Revoke the stop-work order : There is no justification for halting work at the construction site of the Nepal National Library., by Naresh Koirala (kp 28/08/2020)

The need for public libraries: Libraries help to develop and preserve intellectual capital in society, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 11/08/2020)

After spending Rs 24 million on new facility, fate of national library is still uncertain: After the building that housed Nepal National Library was damaged in the 2015 quake, many books and manuscripts are stored at Mahendra Bhawan School in Sanogaucharan, by Srizu Bajracharya (kp 04/08/2020)

The mystery behind books and taxes: There is absolutely no proof that the customs duty on imported books has benefitted local printing presses, by Ruzel Shrestha (kp 23/03/2020)

Bookstores' decision to halt imports places attention once again on taxes on books: Responding to the decision, many on social media have decried the taxation of books on the grounds that reading is about learning and education, by Shashwat Pant (kp 30/01/2020), Scrap the import duty on books: They should be making books cheaper, not more expensive (kp 31/01/2020)

No country for bookworms: The lack of public reading spaces and well-maintained libraries is hindering the reading culture among Kathmandu’s new generation of book lovers, by Arya Mainali and Diya Rijal (kp 15/08/2019)

Nepalgunj’s oldest library is on the cusp of a slow death: Once a thriving space for students and litterateurs, Mahendra Pustakalaya is itself on the verge of becoming archived, by Madhu Shahi (kp 30/07/2019)

Whose book is it anyway? India and Nepal have finally agreed on something: the decision to charge an import tax on imported books, by Amish Raj Mulmi (kp 12/07/2019), Customs duty on books causes scarcity, increases piracy, by Nikeeta Gautam (rep 28/07/2019)

Customs duty on books adds to students’ financial burden while killing reading culture: While publishers and book enthusiasts say the customs duty is unnecessary,  others say it could benefit the Nepali publishing industry, by Diya Rijal and Bhrikuti Rai (kp 22/06/2019), Needed: a free flow of booksIf the government follows through on its plans to levy a customs tax on books, Nepali readers will suffer, by Abhi Subedi (kp 23/06/2019)

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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