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2018 LRCN Workshop and Conference

We have moved
This is to inform the general public that Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) has relocated to the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN). Our new office Address is: 2nd Floor, Stephen Oronsaye  Block, Public Service Institute of Nigeria, Kubwa Expressway, Abuja

GIFMIS Codes for LRCN payment


Procedure for paying LRCN Fees using Remita

Report on the State of Public Libraries in Nigeria

Librarians wants FG to Use Libraries for Change Communication [Read More]

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I welcome you to the official website of the Librarians' Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), a medium established to reach out to all stakeholders and the general public. The website is designed to increase the awareness of stakeholders about the processes and operations of the Council. It provides a platform for increased collaboration and resource sharing among librarians as well as facilitate the growth and development of the library and information sector...

Prof. Michael Afolabi
Registrar/CEO, LRCN



To be a world-class regulatory body that provides a platform for the delivery of quality library and information service in Nigeria.

To pursue the attainment of professional excellence by determining who are librarians; set standard of knowledge and skills required for registration and practice; guidelines for accreditation  and minimum standards for libraries, and maintenance of professional discipline among librarians.


  • Determine who is a librarian.
  • Determine the level of knowledge and skill required to be a librarian.
  • Register all qualified librarians.
  • Set and maintain standards for all categories of libraries.
  • Maintain discipline within the LIS profession.
  • Accredit library school programmes.

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