American Spaces in Sierra Leone

The John Taylor Williams Library.

Modern American Center (MAC)

Welcome to the Modern American Center in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues and Thurs: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wed: 09:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fri: Closed

The Modern American Center is co-located at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown in Southridge Hill Station. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, computer center, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 1000 titles and 40 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours. The Modern American Center provides Internet access to visitors for research purposes.

Accessibility to the Information Resource Center:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Only card-carrying members can borrow books.  However, all patrons are welcome to the IRC to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours and to bring a photo ID.

Reference Services:

Patrons may come to the center during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Modern American Center at the circulation desk or by mail (MACfreetown@state.gov) or by telephone (232) (99) 105000 ext 5363/5360; (232) (99) 105 360

Modern American Center Director: Abass Kalokoh

Modern American Center Assistant: Lansana Fofana

Africell American Corner

Welcome to Africell American Corner in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sat: Closed – Open only by appointment

The Africell American Corner is located at Africell Customer Care Office, 25 Bathurst Street, and Central Business District of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, computer center, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 700 titles and 20 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours. The Africell American Corner provides Internet access to visitors for research purposes.

Accessibility to Africell American Corner:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Only card-carrying members can borrow books.  However, all patrons are welcome to the Africell American Corner to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

Patrons may come to the Corner during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Africell American Corner at the circulation desk or by mail (americancorner@africell.sl) or by telephone (+232) 77 928 652 or (+232) 77 928482

Africell American Corner Coordinator: Ryan Josiah Stewart

Africell American Corner Assistant Coordinator: Francis Kabia

 

 

Bo American Corner

Welcome to Bo American Corner in Bo, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sat: Closed – Open only by appointment

The Bo American Corner is located at 1 Hardup Lane, Bo City Library, back of the Bo Central Police Station. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, computer center, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 516 titles and 41 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours. The Bo American Corner provides Internet access to visitors for research purposes.

Accessibility to Bo American Corner:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Only card-carrying members can borrow books.  However, all patrons are welcome to the Bo American Corner to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

Patrons may come to the Corner during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Bo American Corner at the circulation desk or by mail (boamericancorner@yahoo.com/fodayokamara@gmail.com) or by telephone (+232) 78 096 926 or (+232) 79 775 836

Bo American Corner Coordinator: Foday O Kamara

Bo American Corner Assistant Coordinator: Abu Bakarr Kargbo

 

 

Kissy American Corner

Welcome to Kissy American Corner in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, and Fri: 09:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sat: 09:00 to 1 pm

The Kissy American Corner is located at the Sierra Leone Library Board Kissy Branch, Old Site, Low-Cost Housing, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, computer center, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 1,700 titles and 20 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours. The Kissy American Corner provides Internet access to visitors for research purposes.

Accessibility to Kissy American Corner:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Books can only be consulted within the Library.  Patrons are welcome to the Kissy American Corner to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

Patrons may come to the Corner during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Kissy American Corner at the circulation desk or by mail (aminatabangura763@yahoo.com) or by telephone (+232) 77 988 426 or (+232) 78 894 844

Kissy American Corner Coordinator: Aminata Bangura

Kissy American Corner Assistant Coordinator: Hafsatu Smart

 

 

Fourah Bay College American Shelf

Welcome to Fourah Bay College American Shelf in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sat: Closed

The Fourah Bay College American Shelf is located at Fourah Bay College Academic Library, University of Sierra Leone. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 250 titles and 20 periodicals is available to the general student body during regular hours.

Accessibility to Fourah Bay College American Shelf:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Books are only consulted within the library.  All students and faculty staff are welcome to the Fourah Bay College American Shelf to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

Students and staff may come to the Shelf during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these students will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Fourah Bay College American Shelf at the circulation desk or by mail (suzannettem@yahoo.com) or by telephone (+232) 76 953 600 or (+232) 76 221 845

Fourah Bay College American Shelf Coordinator: Miss Suzannette Mangay

Fourah Bay College American Shelf Coordinator: Alusine Kargbo

 

 

Kenema American Shelf

Welcome to Kenema American Shelf in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sat: 09:00 am to 1 pm

The Kenema American Shelf is located at the Kenema City Library, Mission Road, Kenema, Sierra Leone. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, computer center, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 213 titles and 15 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours.

Accessibility to Kenema American Shelf:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Only card-carrying members can borrow books.  However, all patrons are welcome to the Kenema American Shelf to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

Patrons may come to the Shelf during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Kenema American Shelf at the circulation desk or by mail (turaythomast@gmail.com) or by telephone (+232) 76 555 138 or (+232) 76 740 714

Kenema American Shelf Coordinator: Thomas Terena Turay

Kenema American Shelf Assistant Coordinator: Isattu B. Turay

 

 

Makeni Regional Library American Shelf

Welcome to Makeni Regional Library American Shelf in Makeni, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs and Fri: 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sat: 09:00 to 1 pm

The Makeni Regional Library American Shelf is located at Azzolini Highway, Opposite Ernest Bai Koroma University, Makeni, Northern Province, Sierra Leone. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 200 titles and 15 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours.

Accessibility to Makeni Regional Library American Shelf:

Library membership is free to the public, inquire with the staff about how to become a member.  Books are only consulted in the library.  Patrons are welcome to the Makeni Regional Library American Shelf to read or do research. First time and casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

Patrons may come to the Shelf during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the Makeni Regional Library American Shelf at the circulation desk or by mail (bomofornah@gmail.com) or by telephone (+232) 76 936 791 or (+232) 77 364 677

Makeni Regional Library American Shelf Coordinator: Samuel Bomo Fornah

Makeni Regional Library American Shelf Assistant Coordinator: Denis Kanu

 

 

 

University of Makeni American Shelf

Welcome to University of Makeni American Shelf in Makeni, Sierra Leone.

We open:

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat: 09:00 am to 9:00 pm

Sun: Closed

The University of Makeni American Shelf is located at the Fatima Campus, University of Makeni, Northern Region. Members of the general public are invited to take advantage of our periodicals, books, computer center, and regularly-scheduled programming.

The core-collection consisting of 300 titles and 15 periodicals is available to the general public during regular hours. The University of Makeni American Shelf provides Internet access to students and university staff for research purposes.

Accessibility to University of Makeni American Shelf:

Library membership is free to students but the general public can also become members. Inquire with the staff about how to become a member if you are not a student or university staff.  Books can only be consulted within the Shelf.  Casual users are advised to come during the above mentioned business hours.

Reference Services:

 

Patrons may come to the Shelf during opening hours for reference purposes. Under the guidance of the staff, these patrons will be shown how to find answers to their questions.

Please address enquiries and questions to the University of Makeni American Shelf at the circulation desk or by mail (massaquoileonardm@yahoo.com/paulkamara999@gmail.com) or by telephone (+232) 78 857 774 or (+232) 77 362 788

University of Makeni American Shelf Coordinator: Leonard Moinina Massaquoi

University of Makeni American Shelf Coordinator: Paul Kamara