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News and Up-coming Events

2017 Time-Table of Activities: LRCN to hold four (4) Workshops, three (3) National Conferences and Six (6) Induction/ Librarians' Forum on zonal basis in 2017. For more details click here or call 08034315553, 08035898385.

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

2017 Call for Papers [click for more details]

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 of 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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