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Our Library and Information Centre is the best place to start finding out everything you need to know about the United Kingdom (UK). With us you can enjoy an extensive range of books or films, or improve your English which can help you to take internationally recognised UK exams.

Our members have access to over 30,000 books, 3000 DVDs, popular UK newspapers, magazines and journals, along with live television news from the BBC and a free Wi-Fi service. For young learners, we have the most comprehensive children’s library in the country. Self-Access Centre with over 5,000 titles of listening materials as well as a great collection of reference books on English grammar, language skills and Cambridge exam preparation, is open to all library members and the Teaching Centre students.

Membership options

It’s easy to join the library. Just choose the type of membership most convenient to your needs.


  • borrow 5 books/periodical at a time for a period of 2 weeks
  • borrow 5 DVDs and 2 audio CDs for 2 weeks 
  • use free Wi-Fi for Internet access

Individual - MMK 30,000 per year

Teacher Centre Students - FREE (**All students from our Teaching Centre can join our library free of charge as well as use the Self-access Centre and Internet service.)


  • borrow 15 books and 3 DVDs at a time for period of 2 weeks
  • borrow 2 audio CDs
  • up to 3 persons can use the library
  • use free Wi-Fi and children terminals for Internet access

Family - MMK 50,000 per year

How to become a Yangon library member

Once you have decided what kind of membership option is best suited to you, to join our library all you need to do is: 

  • Bring your National Registration Card or student identity card. Teaching Centre students need to show a valid British Council Student card as well as a campus receipt sheet.
  • Fill out a membership form (download below or pick up a printed version from the library)
  • Pay the relevant membership fees 

We only accept payment by card, bank transfer and mobile banking (AYA bank only) during library opening hours.

Opening Hours

Monday to Sunday : 8:30am - 7:30pm (New member registration is accepted till 7:00pm)

Facilities: Cafe in the library and on the first floor

Location and Contact Details

Address: 78, Kanna Road, Kyauktada Township, Yangon

Telephone: 95 (1) 370933, 370944, 370829, 370830 Ext. 3316 

E-mail: library.enquiries@mm.britishcouncil.org