Kikulu Zone Community Library in Uganda

Kikulu Zone Community Library is one of the (16) sixteen community-based libraries linked to PeerLink Initiative Uganda (PELI-U) an organization that works through a Community Library and Empowerment Center model and facilitates and supports the setting up of community-based libraries.

Kikulu Zone Community Library is located in Kikulu Zone, Kikaaya Parish, Kawempe Division, Kampala District. It was started by Kikulu Zone LC1 leadership and is housed in a space donated by Kikulu Zone Chairperson. The library serves as a venue through which community members’ access information, reading space, reading and learning materials, guidance and counseling services and network and partnership opportunities. The goal is to increase access to reading and learning materials to Kikulu zone community members.

The library was launched on 15th September 2021 at its premises in Kikulu Zone. The library currently holds over 500 books both new and old received from Uganda Community Libraries Association (UgCLA) through Book Aid International (BAI) purchases and gifts. The library has got a committee of 5 members headed by Bukenya Ismail.