Gretsa University Library


To be a world-class modern information resource centre that supports learning, research and innovation.


Gretsa University library aspires to establish and sustain an innovative information service in support of the university mission of promoting high standards in teaching, learning, research and service. Established as the heart of academic learning for the University, Gretsa University Library’s main function is to elicit, support and sustain study and research. Towards this, the library selects, organizes and makes available for use relevant and up-to-date information materials regardless of format.

Currently, Gretsa University provides print and non-print materials and enables access to various remote electronic information databases relevant to the existing curriculum, social, cultural and other aesthetic demands of the community. The library has recently set-up an electronic documents’ repository to address changing needs of users and especially to serve distance users by facilitating access to alternative electronic documents.

The Library building has adequate space and is well equipped with modern study facilities, well ventilated adequately secured, and well lit with emphasis on natural lighting but also Electricity-based source of light is well networked in the entire building. A back up of oil-operated generator is always on stand-by just in case of unexpected disruption of electricity.

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Opening Hours

On Session Semester

Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 9.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am to 5.00pm
Sundays from 9.00am to 1.00pm. Public holidays closed


Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am to 12.00pm
Sundays and public holidays (closed)

Library Contacts

Librarian: +254 0202308997/8 or +254 712 959 293
Assistant Librarian: +254 0202308997/9 or +254 712 959 293
Circulation Services: +254 0202308997/8 or +254 712 959 293