Nehru Memorial Library MAHE, Manipal is a public library which was established in 1967. The library is located near C. V. Raman Hostel Block, MAHE, Manipal. The library has 5,000 square feet area and it can accommodate 40 users at a time. The library has rich collection of books, reference books, fiction and non-fiction books in English, Kannada and a few other regional languages. The leading newspapers and general magazines are available for reading for the general public. The services are provided to the Staff, Students of MAHE and the Public.  The Collection development is being done based on users' needs. The library is automated with KOHA library software and the Collections of the books are arranged according to Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC). The library provides internet facilities to the users. The books available in the library can be checked through the library’s online public access catalogue search – the OPAC.  The library is enabled with a Closed-Circuit Television System (CCTV).


The books are available in the library on Literature, General Knowledge, Mysteries, Art, Culture, Humanity, History, Biographies, Dictionaries, Education, Philosophy, Children’s literature, Comics, Religion, Spirituality and other general subjects.


Children's Section: Nehru Memorial Library has separate children’s section to serve the Children by providing children’s related books and Magazines.


The books available in the library can be checked through the online public access catalogue by using this link : https://nlopac.koha.manipal.edu/


Working Hours

The working hours of the library are as follows:

On all days

9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

During MAHE holidays



Library Services

  • Circulation 
  • Reference Service
  • Inter-Library Loan
  • Current Awareness Service
  • Display of new additions in the library
  • Internet Access
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)



The total collection of library resources as on 31st December 2023 stands as follows.








Contact details:


Deputy Librarian

Nehru Memorial Library

MAHE, Manipal - 576104

Telephone: 0820 -2940003

E-Mail: lib.nml@manipal.edu