A Well equipped Library is a reflection of an institution's commitment to education and research. Library is a major participant in all Sankara Nethralaya activities. It strives with Topical Displays/Bibliographical updates and Current awareness services according to the events and topics of the academic nature.
As the fifth Law of 'Library Science' says, "Library is a growing organism", along with Sankara Nethralaya, three more Libraries have been established at Elite School of Optometry, Chennai and within Sankara Nethralaya HRD and Consultant Study Libraries with collection of Optometry / Culture / Education and Religion books and journals.
The Library at Sankara Nethralaya has over 4850 books on Ophthalmology and Visual Science besides texts in General Medicine. Other educational aids include audio cassettes and DVD and CD ROMs. The Hospital also subscribes to over 35 National and International scientific journals and has facility to access journals Online through OVID. Medlars database through the Internet is also available.