Library Reopening Notice Spring 2021

Dear All

This is to notify you that the library will be open every day this Spring to facilitate borrowing of reading materials, returning of borrowed items and use of the spaces for study. Owing to the ongoing pandemic, you are requested to adhere to the recommended safety and social distancing measures as per the COVID-19 government regulations. Thus, you are expected to:

1. Be a current USIU-Africa student, faculty, staff or registered alumni;

2. Have proof of your identity (USIU-Africa ID);

3. Wear your face mask correctly the entire time you are in the building;

4. Use your card not fingerprints to gain entry into the library building;

5. Use the provided hand sanitizers before handling library materials;

6. Leave any items you touch on the trolleys located throughout the library; and

7. Observe the recommended physical distance while queuing.

Note: Any library user who fails to observe social distancing and disregards the use of a face mask, will be asked to leave the building.

Library Opening Hours - Spring 2021

Monday to Friday: 8.15 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Saturday: 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Sunday: 11.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Public Holidays: CLOSED

Further, in an effort to adhere to COVID-19 protocols, kindly fill in this form so that we anticipate your visit USIU-Africa Library Attendance/Usage Form (

Various services will continue to be available online including access to eResources, scheduled training via Zoom, clearance, and response to your queries coming through,, WhatsApp: 0782620858 and online/live chat services @

For regular updates on the status of library services, like and follow us on our social media pages – Facebook: USIULibrary and Twitter: @UsiuLibrary and your USIU-Africa email.

Download the complete library reopening plan here

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