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Western Cape Region



Monday - Friday

(closed weekends & Public Holidays)

Open from 07h45 - 16h00


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 Cape Town Branch Library




Please join us in celebrating South African Library Week on 19 April from 11h00 – 14h00. This is a hybrid event, so please join us face to face or online.

RSVP using this link: 

The programme for the day (please see attached) will include:

•      Chantal Adams, Acting Senior Student Counsellor, Cape Town Campus, Unisa

Finding work where “employment increases in a decreasing rate”: tips to the job seekers 

•      Keynote: Prof. M. Ntwasa: Acting Deputy Dean, CAES, Unisa

Business accelerators and incubators as drivers of job opportunities for all

•      Nomfundo Khumalo, Chairperson of the Regional Student Representative Council







Library Hours & Contacts

Mondays - Fridays: 07h45 – 16h00
Saturdays:  Closed

Hours (December)
Mondays - Fridays: 07h45 – 16h00

Saturdays:  Closed 

Contact details 

Physical address

Unisa Library

15 Jean Simonis Street



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The Cape Town Branch Library has about 22 462 books in its collection and thousands of electronic resources for your information needs.

We also provide training opportunities with the aim of exposing you to the wealth of information available.

You can visit this site often to see the latest resources and other exciting information and activities.




Library Manager

Geraldine Cele


Branch Librarian


Mdu Ncongwane


Branch Librarians (Acting)






Michelle Biederman










Wilhelmina Zaal


Outreach Library Staff

Musa Mavundla

Outreach Librarian


Jonathan West

Outreach Driver/Library Assistant