As a result of two outreach activities, “Reading Camp” at Bodhiraja Vidyalaya, Katubedda and “Child Development Programme” in Sumudu Preschool, University of Moratuwa, Library made a significant impact in children’s’ education as well as reading awareness. Going the extra mile, Library invited parents to participate in reading awareness programme “පොත් කියවමු - දැනුම වඩමු” since they could be involved as partners of reading which will develop a lifelong love of reading in their children. This programme was held on 5th September 2014.in Auditorium of the Library, University of Moratuwa. “පොත් කියවමු - දැනුම වඩමු” was organized in parallel to 10th anniversary celebrations of “National Reading Month”. Mrs. K.R.N. Harshani, Assistant Librarian of Faculty of Applied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was the resource person.
The University of Moratuwa Library is proud to announce that Ruvini Kodikara, University Librarian is the recipient of this year's Vijita de Silva Research Award - 2014 from the Sri Lanka Library Association. This award was presented to Ruvini Kodikara for her work on “Improving library services to enhance the learning environment at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka”.