legislature library is essentially a special library catering
to the needs of the legislators in the discharge of their
The Kerala Legislature Library originated in the Dewan's
Office Library of the erstwhile Travancore State renamed as
the Legislative Library in 1921 and later as Travancore Cochin
Assembly Library in 1949. The library got its present name,
Kerala Legislature Library in 1956 and has since been
exclusively meant to meet the information needs of the Members
of the Legislative Assembly.
The library with more than One lakh books, reports, gazettes,
back volumes of periodicals and newspapers etc. is one of the
best reference libraries in the State.