Makerere World Library Day Celebrations 2017

Event Date
Friday, 16 June 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Info

The World Library Day which is celebrated internationally in various countries  since 1897 was first celebrated in Uganda by Makerere University Library on 22nd May 2009. Since then, it has been organized by and celebrated annually at the Main Library. This year’s celebrations will be held on Friday 16th June 2017 in Makerere University College of Health Sciences (CHS) Gardens, starting at 2PM.

Theme: "Libraries Transforming Society"

Some of the activities to mark the Day’s celebrations are: Exhibitions - featuring the plagiarism detection tool and a Blood donation drive. Other exhibitors include Fountain Publishers, Moran Publishers, Longman Pearson, Makerere Bookshop, Lippincott Publishers and Empress Solutions

Please see Downloads for event programme and brief

Event Venue
The Gardens, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University-New Mulago Hospital Complex, Kampala Uganda
Category by Unit
General Events
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Office of the University Librarian Makerere University Email: universitylibrarian[at] | alison.kine[at]
Additional Information