The Ceremonial Opening of the New Library Building of the Faculty of Medicine held on 7 April 2021 by Senior Professor Udith K. Jayasinghe the Vice-Chancellor, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka by the invitation of Mrs. W.M. Thusithakumari the Acting Librarian of the University.

We all have been eagerly waiting for this beautiful day and the Wayamba University Library Network (WULN) plays a major role as the heart of the university.

Beyond the Traditional Library, this library has taken steps to foster a Cluster Learning environment and user friendly Smart Library providing Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Circulation Counter, “Ask a Librarian” Digital Reference Service, e-books, Leisure Learning areas for Flock of Learning and leisure reading etc., and Language Lab which can be used freely to cater the needs of the user communities.

You should all work hard and give your best. Keep working hard because hand work pays off. After all, “patience and perseverance” are couple of secrets to success with that been said.

Thank you very much for the Vice-Chancellor, all Deans of the respective faculties and all academic staff members, Registrar, Bursar and other all administrative staff members, Non- academic staff members, distinguish guests, donners and other all who have given fullest support for achieve this task success.

Further, I convey my heartiest gratitude to the all library staff of the Wayamba University Library Network (WULN) who did a yeoman service behind the screen for the success of this ceremony.

Good Luck and Thank you.