Librarians from different public and community libraries in Uganda attended the Advocacy, communication and awareness raising workshop for new library services, which was organized by the National Library of Uganda and Maendeleo Foundation and funded by the Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), at the Virtual University Uganda.
The National Library of Uganda participated in the 5th Annual Conference for the Uganda Community Libraries Association which was held from the 18th to the 20th of January 2015 at Kitengesa Community Library in Lwanunda Masaka. The theme for the conference was “Community Engagement; Libraries for Community Empowerment”.
NLU ushered in the year 2015 with good news. In the department of the Inspectorate Research and Extension Services (IRES) one of the NLU partners; Book Aid International successfully secured funding from the Headley Trust in the UK to extend the project “Changing libraries for children in Uganda”
The NLU staff ended the year in style as they held their first of a kind end of year party on the 19th of December 2014 at Jeliza hotel on Bombo road in Kampala. The party was one of a kind as all staff members got a chance to interact freely, exchange presents and play various games that promoted interacting and getting to know each other
Christmas came early in 2014 as we were lucky to receive a donation of 100 books from Ms. Amani Mbale from the UN Village Nakasero and Mr. Ismail Ibrahim from UNDP on the 12th of December 2014.We are really grateful for the lovely children’s books donated to us and we are sure the children will be delighted to read them
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