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Book Delivery Services In Sri Lanka - 2021

16 online bookshops.

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What's more exciting than the smell of a new book? It's shopping for them, of course!
The pandemic may have put a pin on any kind of shopping right now, but there's no reason why you shouldn't do it online. And if you're a bookworm, here we have compiled a list of online bookshops that you can browse through, purchase and get your favourite books delivered to your doorstep.

One of the leading book delivery websites in Sri Lanka, has a massive collection of English, Sinhala and Tamil books, which they offer with discounts. These discounts are offered for individual books, as well as for book bundles. If your order value is above Rs. 3000, they do free delivery to any corner of the country. 

  • Accepts cash on delivery and online payments.
  • For more details: 0765515400

With over 9000 books,'s selection is pretty impressive, and the discounts they offer for them are even better. They have all of your favourite coming-of-age book series (Sinhala translations), as well as the best sellers complied into bundles. 

  • Accepts cash on delivery and online payments.
  • For more details: 0719448899 

Aside from novels, also features a collection of academic books written in the fields of literature, law, sociology, and history etc. Their delivery is free for orders above Rs. 5000, and you can pick a convenient date and time for the delivery as well. 

  • Accepts cash on delivery, bank transfers and online payments.
  • For more details: 0719448899

The website delivers books within Sri Lanka and beyond. If you are based in Sri Lanka, the orders will be delivered to you within 3 - 5 business days, and as for other countries, it takes about 5 - 7 business days.

  • Accepts online payments.
  • For more details: 0112076701

Presenting a range of Sinhala, English and Tamil books written under various genres and subjects can be found here. 

  • Accepts online payments and bank transfers.
  • For more details: 0773441066

Pretty much every book in is entitled to a 20% discount. They do free delivery to Dehiwala, Moratuwa, Ratmalana, Mount Lavinia and Piliyandala during weekends, and as for the rest, it's subjected to a delivery fee, and you'll receive the books within 3 - 5 days. 

  • Accepts online payments, cash on delivery and bank transfers.
  • For more details: 0777044884

A hotspot for non-fiction English reads, is a platform by No delivery fee is involved. 

  • Accepts online payments and cash on delivery.
  • For more details: 0767271345

An online bookstore, as well as a publishing house, has a wide array of fiction, translations, children's books and a whole lot more offered with discounts. You can even arrange a PickMe Flash to get your books delivered through them.

  • Accepts online payments, bank transfers and cash on delivery.
  • For more details: 0711114422 / 0761074191

The ever so popular Jeya Book Centre in Kollupitiya also delivers to your doorstep. Books are delivered within 3 - 4 business days to areas within 10 km of Colombo and for locations beyond that, it takes about 5 - 6 business days. 

  • Accepts cash on delivery and online payments.
  • For more details: 0775253777 / 0112307199

The online store of Samudra Publications, this place offers 20% for in-house publications and certain other books. 

  • Accepts bank transfers only.
  • For more details: 0710122122

A reader or not, Sarasavi is a well-known name and their online shop has over 100k books in it. They take about 2 - 5 days to deliver to locations in and around Colombo, and longer if they're beyond the city limits. They also ship overseas.

  • Accepts cash on delivery only.
  • For more details: 0706999400 / 0711304050

Vijitha Yapa Bookshop owns one of the largest collections of English and Sinhala books, which they deliver within the country and beyond. Their members can get 5% off for every book they purchase. 

  • Accepts online payments only.
  • For more details: 0112810714

Makeen's online bookstore is known to be one of the best, simply because of the great collection of books they've got, and the excellent service they provide. They don't charge a delivery fee for orders above Rs. 2500, and also ship overseas. 

  • Accepts online payments and cash on delivery.
  • For more details: 0117463463

Godage has been a go-to spot for many Sinhala book readers and now they have an online shop.

  • Accepts online payments only.
  • For more details: 0112685369 / 0112683322

The online bookshop of Ashirwada Publications, here you will find a good assortment of children's books, translations, short stories, novels and many others. Their delivery is free for orders above Rs. 5000.

  • Accepts online payments and cash on delivery.
  • For more details: 0112685369 / 0112683322 proceeds with orders very quickly, which takes only about 3 days. They have e-books and audio books too.

  • Accepts online payments only.
  • For more details: 0112765020
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