The seat of the APL is currently at the National Library, Edith Cavell St., Port Louis.


The objectives of APL are:

  1. To represent and act as the professional body for persons working in or interested in library and information services and to make representations on their behalf.
  2. To scrutinise any legislation affecting the provision of library and information services and to promote such further legislation as may be considered necessary to this end.
  3. To promote and encourage the maintenance of adequate and appropriate provision of library and information services of various kinds in Mauritius.
  4. To promote the better management of library and information services.
  5. To promote the improvement of knowledge, skills, position, and qualifications of librarians and information personnel.
  6. To maintain a register of Chartered Members, qualified to practice as professional librarians and information personnel.
  7. To promote study and research in librarianship and information science and to disseminate the results.
  8. To ensure the effective dissemination of appropriate information of interest to members.
  9. To work with similar associations overseas and with appropriate local and international bodies to promote the widespread provision of adequate and appropriate library and information services.
  10. To provide appropriate services to members in furtherance of these objectives.
  11. To do all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects.

Managing Committee:

The APL Managing Committtee members for period 2013-2015 are:

  • Mr J. Ramsamy, President
  • Mrs P. Aubeeluck, Secretary
  • Mrs Z. Ellybaccus, Assistant Secretary
  • Mrs C. Sahadew, Treasurer
  • Mrs D. Naidoo, Assistant Treasurer
  • Mrs V. Suggoonah, Auditor

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