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Hotel Rates for the 4th Confernce of Certified Librarians

The 8th Batch Induction Fee is N35, 000

List of 8th Batch Certified Librarians

Dress Code for LRCN 8th Induction 2017
Men: Black Suit with White Shirt and red tie
Women:  Black Suit (Skirt or Trouser) with White Blouse and red Himar

GIFMIS Codes for LRCN payment

LRCN Announcement

The Registrar/CEO of Librarians' Registration Council of Nigeria, Professor Michael Afolabi has announced that the 8th Induction of Librarians and the 4th Conference of Certified Librarians will hold from 5th to 9th November, 2017 in FCT, Abuja. List of 2017 inductees to be published soon. For enquiries please call Noram on 08034315553 or Ngozi on 08035898385

2017 Time-Table of Activities: LRCN to hold four (4) Workshops, 8th Induction of Librarians and the 4th Conference of Certified Librarians. For more details call 08034315553, 08035898385.

Invitation letter for the 2017 Mandatory Conference of Certified Librarians in Nigeria

Procedure for paying LRCN Fees using Remita

Report on the State of Public Libraries in Nigeria

Librarians wants FG to Use Libraries for Change Communication [Read More]

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I welcome you to the official website of the Librarians' Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), a medium established to reach out to all stakeholders and the general public. The website is designed to increase the awareness of stakeholders about the processes and operations of the Council. It provides a platform for increased collaboration and resource sharing among librarians as well as facilitate the growth and development of the library and information sector...

Prof. Michael Afolabi
Registrar/CEO, LRCN



To be a world-class regulatory body that provides a platform for the delivery of quality library and information service in Nigeria.

To pursue the attainment of professional excellence by determining who are librarians; set standard of knowledge and skills required for registration and practice; guidelines for accreditation  and minimum standards for libraries, and maintenance of professional discipline among librarians.


  • Determine who is a librarian.
  • Determine the level of knowledge and skill required to be a librarian.
  • Register all qualified librarians.
  • Set and maintain standards for all categories of libraries.
  • Maintain discipline within the LIS profession.
  • Accredit library school programmes.

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