The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Library Authority, Mr. Hayford Siaw has stated that his office is working assiduously to revive and improve the state of Ghana’s libraries to suit modern trends.
According to him, efforts by the current Board and the Akufo-Addo led administration have contributed to bringing back to life these libraries.
He noted that even though the library system has gone through some challenges since its establishment in 1945, it still is very relevant to the public.
Speaking on Campus Exclusive, Mr. Siaw revealed that a number of policies, programs and projects have been initiated by his administration and are still working on making libraries managed by his office meet modern standards.
Mr. Siaw also hinted on plans by his outfit to reintroduce Mobile Library Services in the country.
He mentioned that the reintroduction of the Mobile Library Services is expected to be launched on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019.
He further stated that the government have released funds to help his office in revamping the state of Ghana’s libraries.
All these efforts he said, are to help imbibe and instill in the public especially students the habit of reading as 2019 has been declared “The year of reading” by the Ghana Library Authority.
Story by: Daniel Osei Wereko|universnewsroom.com