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The Library

 

LIBRARY BLOCK

Designed to ensure that library users get the best experience ever in a public library.

Multimedia Theatre

THEATER BLOCK

The theatre is planned as venue for performances by local and international troupes.

Event Centre

 

EVENT HALL copy

The event block is conceived as the revenue heart of the entire Book Centre

Writer's Residence

HOSTEL BLOCK

A condusive atmosphere for writers and researchers to do their writing and research

FEBRUARY BOOK OF THE MONTH

MARCH BOOK OF THE MONTH - Outraged by Ogochukwu Promise

Outrage is a story of struggle; the conflicts which have become associated with the exploration of oil in the Niger Delta are carefully blended with a love story, that of Boma and Sekibo,

                                       

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FEBRUARY BOOK OF THE MONTH - Trapped In Oblivion by Ifeoma Theodore Jnr. E

"Trapped In Oblivion is intensely moving, message-rich and interactive; told in real time with all the changes in perspective that teenagers and parents must deal with. This book is a valuable lens onto how we make life-altering decisions, especially where it concerns the younger generation in the fast-paced,...

 

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JANUARY BOOK OF THE MONTH- JUST BEFORE DAWN

    by Kole Omotoso

Kole Omotoso, one of Nigeria's major writers, is always provocative. His writing is informed by a passionate concern for society and politics in Nigeria. This major work is a blend of fact and fiction dramatizing the first one hundred years of Nigeria. Most of the characters and incidents in the book are real;

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DECEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH - A Mouth Sweeter than Salt by Toyin Falola.

A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt gathers the stories and reflections of the early years of Toyin Falola, the grand historian of Africa and one of the greatest sons of Ibadan, the notable Yoruba city-state in Nigeria...

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NOVEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH - Thunder Protocol by Obari Gomba

   Thunder Protocol is a mid-career oeuvre of lively and impressive poems that examine issues ranging from the personal to the global. The diversity of themes in this poetry collection is both refreshing and startling,... 

 

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      OCTOBER BOOK OF THE MONTH - The Girl from Nigeria

                                                                                by Bisi Daniels

  Whatever Peter Abel, a celebrated undercover reporter, has been through before, nothing prepares him for the murder of his friend and colleague by suspected women traffickers. Abel gets deeper into trouble with the heinous syndicate of international criminals when he tries to save an underage girl, Alice, who is about to be raped in Lagos...

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SEPTEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH - The Maestro, the Magistrate & the Mathematician

by Tendai Huchu

Three very different men struggled with thoughts of belonging, loss, identity and love as they attempt to find a place for themselves in Britain. The Magistrate tries to create new memories and roots...

 

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AUGUST BOOK OF THE MONTH - How to deal with stress                              by Palmer S. & Godper Cary

Written by two internationally-recognized experts in the field of stress management, the book shows how to identify the underlying causes of stress and how to set out a clear plan to manage both the causes of stress and its effects.

 

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JULY BOOK OF THE MONTH - How to win friends and influence people.

Our book for this month is written by an international bestselling author; Dale Carnegie. HOW TO WIN FRIENDS & INFLUENCE PEOPLE is one of the first best-selling self-help books ever published.

 

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JUNE BOOK OF THE MONTH - A Pelican of the wilderness.

At the turn of the century in Nigeria's Niger Delta, gangs and secret cults in the guise of militants hijack the struggle for equity in the exploitation of the country's oil wealth.

 

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Everybody at PHLS wish you a HAPPY NEW MONTH.

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A Journey Around Port Harcourt

100 Years Around Port Harcourt is a book born from the Working Book programme of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014.

It is a story on the Sights and Sound of Rivers State through the eyes of children from the 23 Local Government  Areas of the State. It also commemorates the centenary of the city of  Port Harcourt.

 

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Children's Day Celebration

Our children’s day celebration comes up May 27th, 2017 with a lot of children friendly activities. It’s a celebration your child/children will not forget in a hurry. Make sure they are part of it.

 

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Young Writers Camp

The Young Writers Camp was a success as was held from the 18th April to the 21st April. For, ages 6 – 10 and 11 - 16 respectively.

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LIBRARY BLOCK

A World Class Library: A Befitting Port Harcourt World Book Capital Legacy

The greatest legacy of Port Harcourt’s reign as UNESCO World Book Capital 2014, is without doubt the Port Harcourt Literary Society Library. A project of the Port Harcourt Literary Society (PHLS), the library was donated by SHELL Companies in Nigeria.

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