Holding print and audio-visual resource on tribal societies, endangered languages and related sociological issues, the Academy’s Library has at present 157 academic journals and 47,937 titles. The library has in its collection local newspapers since 2004.

Specializing in Tribal Studies, the Academy’s Library is extremely useful to Indian and overseas scholars, doctoral and post doctoral students, college and school teachers. The areas covered are Adivasi literature, language studies, development, culture studies, ecology, social sciences, gender studies education, development and law. The Library has been enriched with the personal collections of writers, scholars and artists as Smt. Mahasweta Devi, Prof. G. N. Devy, Ms Vidya Rao, Prof. Lachman Khubchandani, Dr. Haridev Sharma, Ms Sharada Naik, Prof. Gregory Alles and other friends who have donated their wonderful collections for wider readership. The Academy has a special collection received from the Nehru Memorial and Museum Library of now out-of-print books. The library also has a section for general readers and children in the vicinity.

The quiet environ of the Adivasi Academy is an ideal place for scholars for reading and reflection. The Library offers annual membership to local residents and has facility for short-term and daily membership for visiting scholars.