This is a Four-Day Conference for Librarians, Library Assistants, Library Students, Researchers and Authors on Library Management and Leadership on the 7th to 10th May 2019 at Legacy Suites Conferencing Centre, Nakuru.

The NLC 2019 is a gathering of forward-thinking library professionals, innovators and decision-makers who are pushing boundaries and making changes that support learning in the 21st century.

The Conference brings together librarians from across divide- Public and Private for a Conference and Exhibition.



  • Leadership and Integrity
  • e-Resources
  • Library Automation
  • Knowledge Management
  • Intranets
  • Library Policies and Strategic Planning
  • Library Standards
  • eBooks
  • Budgeting


Key Note Presentations

  1. Library management in line with Big 4 Agenda
  2. Devolving of Public Libraries
  3. Culture Repositories


Who Shall Attend

  1. Librarians
  2. Library & Information Science Students
  3. Authors
  4. Researchers
  5. Parliaments and County Assemblies Library Committee Members


Conference Program

Call for Papers

Papers presented at the Conference must have been submitted to the Conference Secretariat by the 3rd March 2019 via


Professionals are invited to send abstracts for the for sessions below

  1. Session 2: Role of Public Libraries in achieving access to information and big 4 agenda
  2. Session 4: Leadership and Integrity
  3. Session 9: Shared Spaces, eResources and Investing in Private Libraries
  4. Session 9: Global standards and space of libraries in modern society and Automation
  5. Session 10: Client Relations- Rapport with publishers, authors and eContent Developers

The other sessions have been assigned to:-

  • Main Ministry
  • Devolved Head
  • Auditor
  • Representatives from respective associations (KLA, AGL,NIPK, CALA, KARMA)
  • Publishers
  • Authors

Conference Programs

To be Uploaded by the 28th February 2019

Conference Dates

7th to 10th May 2019


The NLC 2019 shall be at the Legacy Suites Conference Centre, Nakuru, Kenya


Delegates Fee

Ticket Name Delegate Category Standard Tickets Members of RIMEA, NIPK, AGL, KLA
NLC19/1 Students in Library, Information Science Ksh. 9,000/ $ 110 Ksh. 7,000 or $90
NLC19/2 Librarians in Primary and Secondary Schools Ksh. 15,000/ $160 Ksh. 12,000/ $130
NLC19/3 Librarians in Private Institutions (all) Ksh. 25,000/ $260 Ksh. 23,000/ $240
NLC19/4 Librarians in International Organizations, NGOs, Colleges and Universities, County Governments, Ministries, Parastatals Ksh. 25,000/ $260 Ksh. 23,000/ $240
NLC19/5 Librarians from Other East African Countries Ksh. 35,000/ $360 Ksh. 32,000/ $330
NLC19/6 Librarians from beyond East Africa $500 $400

*Above covers Conferencing Facilities, Daytime meals, Refreshments, Conference Materials. Excludes Accommodation.

Conference Registration

Conference Registration Form: NLC 19 Registration form

Vendors Wishing to Present at the Conference contact us directly for the Vendor Registration for via email below



Delegates Registration query: Norah on

Vendors/Sponsors and Speakers query: