Lusaka City Libraries
Lusaka City Council offers library services in the city in three locations; in the Central Business District (CBD), Chilenje, Matero and Mtendere suburbs.

Services

We offer a variety of research and reading materials including education books, research papers, archives and magazines. The libraries also stock periodicals and daily newspapers including Times of Zambia, Zambia Daily Mail and The Post.

The Internet café is available for those who want to surf the web or bring along your laptop and use our Wi-Fi. This service is available at the Main City Library in the CBD
The exhibition hall is available where embassies, international organizations and business houses use for cultural and commercial exhibitions from time to time. Our children section carters for young readers by providing suitable materials for them.
Membership

Membership is open to all those who visit, work or in Lusaka city. We have five categories of membership which includes: Temporary, Juvenile (Children at Primary School) , Adult Membership and Special Memberships.

Type of Membership & Charges

MembershipFee (KR)Duration
Temporary Membership40.003 months
Juvenile (Children at Primary School)40.001 Year
Pupils Membership(Secondary School)60.001 Year
Adult Membership (Students & Employees)70.001 Year
Special Membership (people living outside Lusaka city)100.001 Year
LAN Internet/minute1.50
Wi-Fi/30 seconds0.5
Chilenje LibraryCHILENJE LIBRARY
Chilenje South Suburbs, Opp. Chilenje Shoprite Tel: +260-211-227282 E-mail: lcclibrary@zambia.co.zm
chilenjelibrary@lcc.gov.zm

Mon- Fri - 08.30am - 17.00Hrs
Sat – 08.30Hrs - 13.00Hrs
Sun & Public Holidays - Closed
Mtendere LibraryMTENDERE LIBRARY
Mtendere Suburb, near Mahatma Gandhi School Tel: +260-211-227282 E-mail: lcclibrary@zambia.co.zm
mtenderelibrary@lcc.gov.zm
Mon- Fri - 08.30am - 17.00Hrs
Sat – 08.30Hrs - 13.00Hrs
Sun & Public Holidays - Closed
Matero LibraryMATERO LIBRARY
Matero Suburb, Chingwere area near Family Bar Building Tel: +260-211-227282 E-mail: lcclibrary@zambia.co.zm
materolibrary@lcc.gov.zm
Mon- Fri - 08.30am - 17.00Hrs
Sat – 08.30Hrs - 13.00Hrs
Sun & Public Holidays - Closed
City Main LibraryLUSAKA CITY MAIN LIBRARY
Plot 448 Katondo/Cha Cha Cha Rds.
PO Box 31304, Lusaka
Zambia Tel : +260-211-227282
E-mail: lcclibrary@zambia.co.zm
citylibrary@lcc.gov.zm
Mon - Fri - 8.30Hrs - 20.00Hrs
Sat - 8.30Hrs - 13.00Hrs
Sun & Public Holidays - Closed