Kaiser Library awaits renovation

September 4, 2018 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Around 60,000 books including some rare manuscripts have somehow been stuffed into two tiny, congested rooms in the Kaiser Library. Severe damage to the library in the heart of the capital during the April 2015 earthquake has left the upper part of the historical building completely inaccessible. The Thamel-based building, which lies to the west of Narayanhiti Palace Museum across the road, has developed multiple cracks. Leakages are no longer uncommon during the monsoon, risking damage to the valuable books that the library owns.