• Jamhuri Day at The Library

    Jamhuri Day at The Library We ended the year with our annual Jamhuri Day party at the McMillan Memorial Library’s Kaloleni Branch and the adjacent Kaloleni Social Hall. This annual event featured a…

  • Lahani: An Acoustic Musical Showcase

    Lahani: An Acoustic Musical Showcase This past weekend, we hosted an acoustic showcase of music at the main branch. Lahani is an (old) Swahili word that defines a musical tune, the timbre of…

  • Archiving Kenya’s past and futures

    Archiving Kenya’s past and futures On 12th November, we hosted sessions led by Angela Okune and Leonida Mutuku bringing together researchers, archival specialists, open data technologists and others working on digital humanities and…

  • World Cities Day

    World Cities Day 31st October is designated as World Cities Day by the United Nations, with activities focused on urbanisation and its challenges. This year, the theme of the day was “Changing the…

  • Film screening: VEVE

    Film screening: VEVE On October 19th, we hosted the screening of Veve at the Eastlands branch in Makadara. Set in Maua, this film follows Veve follows the lives of multiple characters trying to…

  • The LAM Sisterhood presents: KaBrazens!

    The LAM Sisterhood presents: KaBrazens! We had a great time with the LAM Sisterhood at the Kaloleni branch, who presented a fun-filled children’s storytelling show. Featuring stories from the Too Early for Birds’…

  • UK Parliamentarians’ Visit

    UK Parliamentarians’ Visit We hosted UK Parliamentarians this past week for a tour of the main branch, its archives and our ongoing cataloguing work. Many thanks to Ms Angela Rayner, Shadow Education Secretary,…