The Wayamba University of Sri Lanka started in 1999 as the 13th university of the country. The library of the university started in the same year as a university library. The Library system of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka consists of three Libraries; one is at Kuliyapitiya and the other two is at Makandura and Labuyaya. They have been started shearing their services in the e-environment since 2005.
The utilization of the library should be an essential practice of students, staff and researchers of the university. As to prominent scholar in the field of library and information science Dr. SR Ranganathan once said in his five laws of library science “books are for use” which means books in the library should fulfils the reading, reference and aspiration need of the members of the library.