National Design Centre Library which functions as a special information centre relevant to handicraft sector was established in 1988. It is the first library found in Sri Lanka in this nature which can be identified as an uncommon library that has been structured to cover the design development and social aspects.
This library is affiliated to the Head Office at No : 10, De Mel Road, Katubedda, Moratuwa and a branch functions at Nattarampotha, Kalapuraya Project Office in Kandy. It provides services for the self-employed to acquire new knowledge in innovative designs, Management and Marketing in the field of handicraft. In addition to that this library will provide service to university students, instructors and researches who pursue studies to broaden their knowledge in the field of handicraft sector.