The main purpose of the library is to extend all facilities to the scholars in their endeavour for researches and to ensure preservation and protection of invaluable collection of manuscripts, paintings and rare books besides publishing text of Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Hindi manuscripts and Catalogues, journals etc. The library has undertaken a project of publication of books on history, art and culture of medieval India. The library also organizes workshops, seminars and holds special lectures for promotion of learning and creating awareness among the young scholars.
An important project approved by the board with the concurrence of Government of India for establishing a museum of antiquities, art objects, specimens of calligraphy, paintings and scientific instruments etc, has extended the scope and the responsibilities of the Rampur Raza Library. In particular, the growing interest in the protection of museum collections.
The plan to establish museum in the Darbar Hall of Hamid Manzil, provides an insight into the cultural heritage of Rampur State in general and Rohilkhand in particular which has no museum of its own so far. The Director of the library Prof S.M. Azizuddin Husain is promoting international standards of total care for Raza library's vast collection. Conservation science has advanced to a degree where measures can be instituted and hardware designed to resist and prevent the effects of deterioration.