As an Informatics center of the Institute, Central Library provides an enjoyable learning experience with optimum ambiance for study and learning on all working days & weekends. The library provides information/knowledge resources through a carefully developed and balanced collection of Books, Journals, Magazines and Newspapers. The library is enabled with Wi-Fi and LAN facility for unlimited high speed internet access. The Central Library started operating in August 2015 with a collection of 700 Books and presently the collection has grown to 4500 Books including gifted Books. Sufficient copies of textbooks and reference books are procured for the courses
offered. Other books of general interest to students, faculty and staff have also been acquired. It also has a collection of audio-visual materials such as CD-ROM, scientific kits, etc. The users of Central Library of IIT Palakkad are also registered with the National Digital Library sponsored by MHRD and coordinated by IIT Kharagpur. The operations of the Library are fully computerized and users can access the library facilities online 24x7x365 days and they can also renew, reserve books through Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) which helps them to save time. The library also renders services such as Reference and Consultation as well as updates the users with Current Awareness Service like Newspaper Clippings and list of new arrivals in the library.