Mbabane Library Association

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The Mbabane Library Association is a private organisation, staffed entirely by voluntary workers. The library has been providing books for recreational reading since 1927. It is not a reference library.

Membership is open to the public, with an annual subscription of E300.00 being payable half yearly or yearly. Application forms are available at the library. A deposit of E100.00 is required, to be refunded when the member leaves the Association.

This is a non-profit organisation, subscriptions go towards the purchase of new books for the library.

New Books - October 2018

Lucinda Riley - The Pearl Sister

Jacques Pauw - The President's Keepers

Julia Quinn - The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy

Joan Collins - The St Tropez Lonely Hearts Club

John Burdett - The Bangkok Asset

Heather Morris - The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Sara Moliner - The Whispering City

A J Finn - The Woman in the Window

Lesley Pearse - The Woman in the Wood

Salman Rushdie - Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights

Joanna Trollope - A Passionate Man

Victoria Thompson - Murder on Bank Street

Mary Benson - A Far Cry

Elizabeth Jane Howard - The Light Years

Linda Fairstein - The Dead House

Elizabeth Falconer - Wings of the Morning


Subscribers are entitled to take out four books on each subscription, which may be kept for fourteen days. A subscriber returning a book within this period shall be at liberty to retain it for another period of fourteen days provided that it is not a new book, and the book is brought to the library for re-stamping. Up to four extra books may be taken out on payment of E1.00 per book.

There is a Children's section, no deposit is charged for children of members, and a deposit of E50.00 is payable for children of non-members. The subscription for children is E30.00 per year, payable half yearly or yearly.

In January 2008, a Book Exchange section was set up.

The library is situated on Gwamile Street, next to the Swazi Bank building.

Opening times:

Wednesdays from 10.00 am to 11.30 am
Saturdays from 10.00 am to 11.30 am

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