List of libraries in Ghana

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The following is a list of libraries in Ghana.


Library Location Year Established Website Type
Street Library Ghana Accra 2011 [1] Public- Youth & Children
Accra Central Library [2] Accra 1956 (approximate date) [3] Public
Accra Technical University Library Accra 1949 [1] Academic
Accra Technical Training Centre Library Accra 1966 [1] Academic
Achimota School Library Accra 1927 [1] Academic
Ashanti Regional Library [2] Kumasi 1954 [1] Public
Balme Library, University of Ghana Legon 1959 [4] [1] Academic
Bolgatanga regional library [5] Bolgatanga
Bolgatanga Technical Institute Library Bolgatanga Academic
Ghana Institute of Journalism Library Accra 1958 [1] Academic
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration Library Accra 1961 [1] Academic
Greater Accra Regional Library [2]
Ho regional library [5] <Ho>
Koforidua regional library [5] <Koforidua>
Kpandu Technical Institute Library Kpandu 1972 [1] Academic
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Library Kumasi 1952 [1] Academic
Northern Regional Library [2] Tamale
George Padmore Research Library [6] Accra National
Sunyani Technical University Library Sunyani 1997 [1] Academic
Sunyani regional library [5]
Supreme Court Library 1909 [5]
Takoradi Polytechnic Library Takoradi 1958 [1] Academic
Todd and Ruth Warren Library, Ashesi University Berekuso 2002 Academic
Trinity College Library Accra 1948 [1] Academic
University for Development Studies Library Tamale 1993 [1] Academic
University of Cape Coast Library Cape Coast 1962 [1] [2] Academic
University of Education Library Winneba 1992 [1] Academic
Upper East Regional Library [2] [Bolgatanga]
Upper West Regional Library [5] <Wa>
Western Regional Library [2] Sekondi 1955 [1]
Wechiau Community Library Wechiau 2011 General

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p World Guide to Libraries (25th ed.), De Gruyter Saur, 2011, ISBN 9783110230710
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Library Board no longer dependant on donations". GhanaWeb. 29 May 2007. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  3. ^ E.J.A. Evans (1956). "New Central Library Accra". Library Association Record. 58.
  4. ^ "About Us". University of Ghana, Balme Library. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Helena Asamoah-Hassan (2012). "Libraries in Ghana in the Technological Age". In Ravindra N. Sharma; International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (eds.). Libraries in the early 21st century. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110292855.
  6. ^ "George Padmore Research Library". Ghana Library Board. Retrieved 5 June 2013.

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 20th century
  • G.M. Pitcher (1970). "Libraries and Librarianship in Ghana, 1944-1969". Ghana Library Journal.
  • A.A. Alemna (1983). "Development of School Libraries in Ghana". International Library Review. 15.

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