City of Cape Town Library and information Services

South Africa

“We empower people and communities by providing spaces, connections and resources that enrich lives, inspire discovery, foster creativity and expand possibilities. Our business is ensuring free access to informational, educational, cultural and recreational resources and services. Our passion is encouraging reading for leisure and life-long learning.” Ninnie Steyn – Director: Library and Information Services



News March 25 2024

Discover the 2024 Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

Discover which 6 books made it to the shortlist, one of world’s most valuable literary prizes!
News January 16 2024

2024 Longlist Revealed

Novels by four Irish authors are among the 70 books nominated by 80 libraries around the world!
News November 28 2023

2024 Dublin Literary Award Judges Announced

Meet our judging panel for 2024 Dublin Literary Award
Video June 2 2023

Highlights from the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony

Katja Oskamp and translator Jo Heinrich win the prize for Marzahn, Mon Amour.


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