The Children’s Library of the National Public Library, Archives & Documentation Services (NPLADS) provides a wide range of learning resources and recreational materials at varying levels of difficulty to meet the needs of all children. The library’s children collection serves children from infancy to 12 years of age.

How to become a member

It's free to join!

In order to join a child's parent/ guardian must:

  • Complete a registration form 

  • Provide a form of valid identification (passport, driver's permit or national ID card)

  • Provide proof of current mailing address ( a utility bill or bank statement)


As a member of the library you can:

  • Borrow two (2) books at one time for a period of 14 days

  • Use the computer room

Fines are charged for overdue or damaged material.


Who else can borrow books?

  • Parents and family members

  • Adults working with children

  • Caregivers

  • Special needs groups