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What age group do you register?

We register children between the ages of 2 to 16.

Do I need to register to use the library?

No. You don’t need to register to read at the library but need to pay a fee to read.

What are the requirements needed for registration?

Pay a registration fee, complete and submit the registration forms and necessary documents and, collect your library card

Can I borrow books without registration?

No you need to be a registered member of the library to borrow books from the Library.

Do I need to pay any other fees to read after registration?

Yes you do. Refer to fees, fines and charges. 

How do I borrow books?

Books can be borrowed by registered members at the library with your library card.  You can also hold books of interest online through the online catalog.

If my library card is missing or stolen what do I do?

Once this happens, please report the loss or theft of the card immediately to the Young Readers’ library office or call 07064362025.  You can replace your library card by completing a new application. Charges apply for the issuance of a new card.

What do I do if the book I need is already borrowed by someone else?

Coming soon

How many books can I borrow at a time?

At the moment, you can only borrow one book at a time.

How long can I keep library books?

Books borrowed can be kept for as long as one week.

What can I do if I am unable to return the book on the agreed date?

Please, notify us to renew the book. Failure to do so attracts a daily fine.

Can I borrow books if I have fines on my account?

No. Fines have to be fully paid in other to borrow books

Can I renew books borrowed?

Books can be renewed up to three times, as long as no one else has reserved the document. You have to call the library to renew.

Asides reading, do you do any other activities with the kids?

Yes we have lots of activities. Please, refer to programs for more details.

How many hours can my child spend at the library?

Children can stay up to 3 hours daily. Children above 2 can stay unaccompanied but those below 2 must be accompanied by an adult

I want to read a book that Young Readers’ Library does not have, how do I get it?

If it is a new book that you think the library should own, you can suggest it via our Suggest a Purchase page (with as much or as little information as you know). There’s no guarantee that we’ll be able to buy it, but we do take your recommendations seriously.

Can I donate to the library?

Yes. The library accepts books, magazines and other media in good condition, which may be added to the collection. The library cannot add items in poor condition to the collection. The following list describes examples of poor condition:

·       Materials with torn pages, excessively worn covers
·       Materials with yellowed, brittle pages or damaged bindings
·       Dirty, dusty items
·       Stained, water damaged, mildewed items
·       Materials with excessive notes or highlighting
·       Scratched or worn media
                                              
Monetary donations
  • You can help Young Readers Library buy more books to make a difference by making a gift today.

Can I print or make copies at the library?

Yes at a fee.

Can a school borrow books on behalf of a child?

Yes but the organization will have to be registered and liable for the book.

I do not live in Abuja, how can I borrow books from your library for my child?

For now, we only have our location in Abuja. Therefore, if a registered member borrows a book it must be returned in a week.

Can my child’s nanny accompany my child to the library?

Yes

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