Mission To provide free and equitable access to library services, preserve and promote universal access to a broad range of human knowledge, experience, information and ideas in a welcoming and supportive environment, and the use of new technologies that extend access to global information beyond library walls.
Vision To be a leader in the provision of an effective library documentation and information services in order to inspire the spirit of exploration, the joy of reading and the pursuit of knowledge (for people of all ages and background).
To collect and preserve library collections in their varying formats for posterity
To promote life- long learning
To develop information centres at Tinkhundla Centres
To develop information communication technology (ICT) infrastructure for improved information collection, organization and dissemination
To develop school libraries
To empower the Swazi population with information and knowledge e.g. for skills development to eradicate unemployment and poverty in the country
Supporting culture and oral tradition
To create and strengthen reading habits in children from an early age
To stimulate the imagination and creativity of children and young adults as well as to foster links with school libraries
Director: Ms. Joy Maziya
Location: Mbabane Public/ National Library Physical address:Cnr. Mahlokohla and Zwide streets Swaziland National Library Service Building Mbabane
Telephone Number: (268) 2404 2633 FAX Number :( 268) 2404 3863 e-mail address :
Postal Address P. O. Box 1461 Mbabane Swaziland H100