Botswana National Library Services Headquarters Building (BNLS)

LocationGaborone, Botswana
ClientDepartment of Building and Engineering Services, Gaborone


National Library of Botswana situated in the central business district in Gaborone with a Civic & Community use with gross floor area of 24, 820sqm. Seven storeys with a 2-level basement parking, Café, bookstore & snack bar, exhibition gallery/hall, public library division, bibliography section, library division for people with disabilities & the blind, children’s library, national reference library, national heritage section, periodical section, maps section, print/audio/visual national literary works, rare collection division & artefacts room, thesis collection, music collection, performance/event area, 300-seater Auditorium, conference & seminar rooms, outdoor amenity areas including gardens and reading courts, administration & accounts offices, supplies, archival rooms, records management, research & publication offices, basement storage and binding/reproduction room.