The library has a collection of books on intangible heritage, history, culture, art, archaeology, architecture and crafts etc. Books are classified according to Dewey decimal classification scheme (DDC) and catalogued in machine- readable form using the librarysoftware, Techlib7. The library has around four thousand books and these can be searched and retrieved by title, author, editor, keywords, subject etc.

The library also provides photocopy facility to the users on nominal charges.