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Who We Are

The history of Library Services in Oyo State dates back to 1955 when the western Regional Government led by the late sage, Chief Obafermi Awolowo Started the free Primary education programme. The Library was established to support students in formal education and provide reading opportunities for those seeking informal process to further their education...Read more



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. As well as the depository of all publications within the state


To improve virile communities where information flow would improve the academic performance of the educational sector and make available to the various 



The Board is charged with the responsibility of :-

Establishing and maintaining library and documentation service within the State

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