Welcome to Kirinyaga University Library.
We exists to support learning, teaching, research and innovation in line with the vision, mission and core values of the University.
CIRCULATION DESK
The circulation section is the main service point for all library clientele.
READING AREA
The Section provides a focal point for the promotion of reading & literacy in libraries..
COMPUTER SECTION
The Section is equipped with computers with internet connection for use by students in their research and studies
TECHNICAL SERVICES
The section continually works to further the development of the library collection.
RESEARCH & USER SERVICES
The section is committed to helping users meet their specific informational needs.
KyU staff members, from left to right, Ann Thiongo, Lilian Indimuli, Stephen Maina and Godfrey Gitari inspecting new books received on May 3, 2021
Mr. Simon Gacheru of KyU Library opening cartons of new books received on May 3, 2021
Mr. Godrey Gitari of KyU Library inspecting new books received on May 3, 2021
Newly recruited KyU Knowledge Ambassadors keenly following a presentation during E-resources training on March 17, 2021 at the Academic Boardroom 3
Esther Wanjira, a KyU library Staff, conducting a training on access and use of E-resources to the newly recruited Knowledge Ambassadors on March 17,2021 at the Academic Boardroom 3
KyU Knowledge Ambassadors and library staff pose for a group photo after attending E-resources training on March 17,2021
PHOTOS OF PART OF DONATED BOOKS FROM KENYA NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE (KNLS) ON OCTOBER 7, 2020
A DISPLAY PART OF MEDICAL BOOKS DONATED TO KyU FROM KENYA NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE (KNLS) ON OCTOBER 7,2020

Library Services

Information Resources Services
The library has a collection of both print and non-print information materials..read more
Circulation/Reference services
This service is found at the circulation desk or loans desk, usually found near the main entrance of the library.read more
Current Awareness Services
The purpose of a current-awareness service is to inform the users about new acquisitions in their libraries.read more
Knowledge Management Services
The University library offers knowledge management services through capturing, distributing, and effectively using knowledge..read more
Information Literacy
The University Library offers regular information literacy skills to it users..read more

Message from the University Librarian

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Kirinyaga University Library. The Library's website is our gateway to our resources and services. The library website aims to provide a brief introduction to the facilities and services provided by the library, library operating hours and other basic information pertaining to the library...read more

Kind regards.
Stephen Maina.
University Librarian.

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Opening Hours

The Library is open from:

Monday - Friday: 8.00am- 9.00pm: (Issue Desk-8.00am-8.40pm)

Saturday: 8.00am - 6.00pm: (Issue Desk-8.00am-5.40pm)

Sunday & Public Holidays: (Closed)

Quote of the Day

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. ~ Abraham Lincoln

CONTACTS

Address: P.O.Box: 143-10300
Kerugoya, Kenya
Email: library@kyu.ac.ke
Phone: +254 0709 742000
Website: www.library.kyu.ac.ke