The Port Harcourt Literary Society is situated in a very conducive environment good for learning and research. A purpose built two story building that is tastefully furnished and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as data centre, elevator, access control, air conditioning system, etc. The library has two main sections; a Children’s Library and an Adult Library. The children’s section includes preschool, preteen and teen sub-sections. The Adult Library comprises of an E-Library, Reference Section, Newspaper & Magazine section, E-Media, Meeting room, copy room and an Adult Library annex.
There is also a well-furnished nap room and activity room for toddlers!
Everything about the building is designed to ensure that library users get the best experience ever in a public library. The library is open to the general public.
This facility houses an exhibition hall, an event auditorium, a banking hall, bookshop space, fast food restaurant space, business centre, conference and seminar rooms and a meeting lobby. The event block is conceived as the revenue heart of the entire Book Centre. It is currently under construction.
THEATRE & CULTURAL CENTRE
The theatre is planned as venue for performances by local and international troupes. It is a medium sized theatre with modern lighting and electronic curtain facilities to make it flexible for a variety of performances. The theatre block is yet to attract a donor.
The writers’ hostel is conceived as a boutique hotel that has 26 serviced single bedroom suites with amenities for writers in residence. It is the perfect place for writers and researchers seeking a conducive atmosphere to do their writing and research works. The hostel’s food catering needs will be met by the in-house restaurant and other restaurants in the Events and Cultural Centre since the entire centre is an integrated facility.