Welcome to Coast Institute of Technology Library.

The library vision is to become a Centre of excellence in terms of provision and dissemination of information to its users

To enable and enrich the teaching, leaning and research endeavors of the institute by providing relevant information services and quality resources


  1. To acquire and maintain information resources needed for teaching, learning and research
  2. To ensure availability of excellent library environment for study, research and intellectual community
  3. To expand capacity to facilitate the institute core business of teaching, leaning and research
  4. Develop information service in line with client expectation and requirements

Services offered in the library

  • Current awareness service
  • Reference service
  • Circulation service
  • Book renewal
  • Book reservation
  • Book lending
  • E-resources service

Opening hours

Monday –Friday 8.00 am-5.00pm

Saturday -9.00am-12.00pm

Public holiday –closed.


The library is open to both registered students and staff of the college; external users are allowed to access the library upon payment of a stipulated fee.

NB/ external users are not allowed to borrow books for use outside the library premises.

There are three categories of books i.e

  1. Reference books
  2. Short loan books
  3. Normal loan books

Reference book

These are books which are only used in the library

Short loan books

These are books which are loaned for a period of three days

Normal loan

These are books which are loaned for a period of two weeks for trainers and three weeks for trainees.

Loan defaulters

Overdue material will attract a fine of 10/= per day per book

Loan renewals

Loan materials may be renewed for a further period provided it has not been requested or loaned out to another user.

Reserved material

These materials are only used within the library.

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