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 - August 2019
Jordan Belfort - The Wolf of Wall Street
Irene Nemirovsky - Suite Francaise
Elizabeth Chadwick - The Falcons of Montabard
Peter L Younghusband - Every Meal a Banquet, Every Night a Honeymoon
Peter Church - Bitter Pill
James Patterson - Cross Country
John Farris - Dragonfly
Michael Asher - The Regiment
Alexander McCall Smith - The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
James Lee Burke - The Neon Rain
Danielle Steel - The Cast
Harlan Coben - Run Away
Douglas Kennedy - The Great Wide Open
Robert Bryndza - The Night Stalker
David Baldacci - Redemption
Michael Connelly - Dark Sacred Night
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.
Wednesdays from 10.00 am to 11.30 am
Saturdays from 10.00 am to 11.30 am
Full list of new books