The Oyo State Library Board was created with the enactment of edict 18 of August in 1988. It has its headquarters at Dugbe, Ibadan and has two branch libraries at Elekuro and also at the old Bodija estate and another two branch libraries at Oyo and Ogbomosho. The library board has been able to improve the reading culture of the populace through the provision culture provision of efficient and effective library services throughout the nooks and cranny of Oyo state.
To serve as an instrument of improvement in the reading habit of the entire citizenry of the state by coordinating all the library services of the state particularly the schools and rural areas.
To improve a virile communities where information flow would improve the academic performance of the educational sector and to make available to the various interests and institutions the widest possible range of books and other records of human intellectual work in arts,science and technology restoring the glory of the state as a pace setter.
- Provide services as are usually provided by libraries of the highest standard in the world and serve as an instrument of improvement of the entire citizenry of the state
- Be responsible for the control,maintenance,operation of all state and local government libraries including those in the ministries,parastatals and school
- Render effective lending and reference services to both adults and children in all its service point;Serve as legal depository library for all books and journals that are published in the state
- Provide proficiency training in the rudiments or librarian to library assistants,personnel assistant and teacher librarians performing library duties in schools, L.G. ministries and private establishment.
Oyo State Library Board,
Opposite Cocoa House
Phone Number: 08033490612, 080033273351, 08059428037.
E-mail address: email@example.com