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Extensive array of books from world renowned Scholars and Intellectuals discussing all kinds of subjects , all under one roof.

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Provides the youth with enough information for self-education and empowerment in an ever changing world.

Focused on Secure and Accurate Information

Catalogue of accurate information and integral dissemination of publications.

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Located in the CBD adjacent to the University of Nairobi for convenient access.

What We Offer

Ukombozi Library offers books and reports of varying genres and subjects. Below is just a tip of the iceberg of the treasure housed within our knowledge vaults.


The economic system in which private individuals or businesses own capital goods.


The study of questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, and language.


The system based on public ownership of the means of production.


The type of literature based on the interplay of words and rhythm.


The social, political, and economic philosophy, which examines the effect of capitalism.


The detailed description of a person's life.

Library Events

Ukombozi Library has incorporated the Community ReachOut initiative which breaks the colonial library mould and takes the library to various communities to enhance personal and national development.

Presentely, Ukombozi Library has become a hub and a meeting place for reading, sharing, discussing and reflecting on progressive books, publications, ideas, among other engagements by college students and social movements activists from the older and younger generation that are actively engaged in the struggles for social justice in Kenya and elsewhere in the region and globally.

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Popular Books

Inside our gem of a collection, these shining stars stand out by the frequency with which they are borrowed by our readers. Enjoy.

Wa Kinyatti 440 Pages


This volume represents the development of the WPK/DTM-Mwakenya’s anti-imperialist line in Kenya from 1974 to 2002.

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Karl Marx 549 Pages

Capital I

Capital, one of Marx’s most influential works, was the product of thirty years study of capitalist production in England.

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Cornforth 240 Pages

Theory of Knowledge

This book develops the Marxist approach to some of the principal questions of philosophy - the relations of matter and mind.

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Wa Kinyatti 410 Pages


The author details the role played by the MKDTM in the struggle against the Kenyata-Moi dictatorships.

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