Byline: Joseph Mazige and Sheila Nduhukire
In Uganda, it has been argued severally that a reading culture is almost nonexistent. Lots of reading materials are in place but only a fraction of the population have the interest to read. This also accounts for the low sales of newspapers in the country.
The public does not have a similarly strong association with public libraries. The use of the library can be of great help to learners and researchers as it provides a quiet reading environment (as a rule) and variety of book resources.
Allan Musoke, a Senior Four student at Sentah College in Mbarara District testifies on how helpful the library has been.…