‘Heritage Library’ is devoted to provide assistance to scholars, students, common citizens on folklore and cultural heritage by accumulating field research, collecting cultural studies, oral traditions, indigenous cultural; inheritance and traditional culture.


Library offer unparalleled opportunities for self-directed learning and exploration by people of diverse ages, interests, backgrounds, and abilities. For society as a whole, ‘Heritage Library’ provides valuable intangible benefits as sources of national, regional, and local identity.


The library has a collection of over thirty-two thousand (32,000) books and journals. In addition a collection of two hundred (200) books published by Lok Virsa is also available in library. The library continues to serve students, researchers and scholars in connection with their research work on cultural heritage of Pakistan. The numerous manuscripts, original research reports, field surveys and monographs on Pakistani culture are accessible to any one.


The Library is atypical since it is with a high concentration of books, journals, manuscripts and field reports pertaining to Pakistani folklore, ethnology, cultural anthropology, art history and craft.



Monday to Thursday: 9AM - 5PM (Lunch Break from 1PM - 1:30PM)

Friday: 8AM - 4PM (Lunch/Friday Break from 12:30PM to 2PM)

Saturday & Sunday: Closed