Library Of The Year Awards/ Maktaba Awards

knls participated in this year’s Library of the year awards (LOYA), which took place on 26th September 2013 at the Nairobi National Museum. The chief guest was the Director General of Vision 2030, Mugo Kibati.

Nairobi Area Library receive a certificate and cash award of Kshs. 30,000 for being the 1st Runner Up

He emphasized the need for librarians to be innovative and make the library a place where everyone yearns to be, in order to build their knowledge, which he acknowledged is an important ingredient towards the achievement of vision 2030.

During the awards, Buruburu library emerged the winner in the public library category with Nairobi Area library as the 1st runner-up in that category and Kakamega library as the 2nd runner-up.

Buruburu Library receive a Trophy, Tablet, Certificate & a cash award of Kshs. 50,000 for emerging the WinnerWay forward

More libraries to be encouraged to participate next year.