Public Libraries Department, Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs


Street address: Kabul Library, Malik Ashgar Crossroads, Kabul, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Telephone: 23166 (local dialling only)
Opening hours: Office of the Deputy Minister, Culture, Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs
Contact: Nilab Rahimi Director
Additional contact: Abdul Hamid Nabizada Deputy Director
The Public Libraries Department is responsible for the national network of public libraries. Two are operational in the capital – Kabul Central Library near Malik Ashgar Crossroads, and Khairkhona Library - and smaller libraries in the provinces are also opening. The Department’s plans include rebuilding libraries and restocking them with books.
Kabul Central Library
Khairkhona Library