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Notice Inviting Tender (Supply of Server)

Posted on 10th March,2016

The National Library & Archives, Department of Culture invites sealed quoatation from eligible national suppler for the following;

  1. Supply of Namza and Dongdhar

The last date for the submission is 8th Aptil, 2015 before 12:00 AM and will be open on the same day. For further clarifications, please contact 333301/77247004/ 17612532 during office hours.

Click here to download the bid document

Launching of a book on Intangible Cultural Heritage

Posted on 19 th Oct,2015

A book titled INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE of BHUTAN was launched on 30th July 2015 jointly by Mr. Kwon Huh, Director General, International Information and Networking Centre for International Cultural Heritage ...    



The National Library & Archives of Bhutan

National Library of Bhutan
Located in the cultural centre of Thimphu, the capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, we are a major scriptural repository and research facility dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rich literary, cultural and religious heritage of our country. The scripture and document collection held in our library and archives is a national treasure and a fundamental source for Bhutanese history, religion, medicine, arts and culture.


NLAB History....

Inside ...
a short history of the NLB
a tour of the NLB
outlines of texts in our collection
Links …
links to offices in Bhutan, other libraries, and related sites.

Other Resources

Bhutan: Mountain
Fortress of the Gods


Himalayan Art Resources
An online educational resource on art of the Himalayan region

TBRC An online database of Chöké works and authors.

THDL A Digital Library of the Himalayan Region

Digital Himalaya