Orlando East Library

Orlando East Library is staffed by a Senior Librarian, one Library Assistant, a General Worker and a part-time Librarian from Gauteng province. The collection at Orlando East Library consists of adult, reference and junior fiction and non-fiction books. The library has PAIL (Public Access to Internet in Libraries) to the community of Orlando free of charge. The library has PHC (Political Heritage Corner) next to the entrance whereby we profiled all hounarable and politicians around Orlando East. There is also an activity room which is named after one of the Orlando East stalwart and a first qualified African Electrical Engineer in South Africa Mr. W.M Tshaziba. The activity room is available for Library programmes and is also available for community members for renting. Wi-Fi is available free of charge in the Library. We have COJ smart Wi-Fi which is provided by Telkom. Joburg free Wi-Fi provide users with 300MB per day while COJ smart Wi-Fi is unlimited. The library hosts holiday programmes during school holidays. We do various activities e.g story telling, facing painting, indigenious games and many more. The programmes are always well attended and enjoyed by the childred and their parents. The library has adopted various schools and children’s homes around Orlando East which we work with during Library programmes. Staff and volunteers visit the school on weekly basis to to read to the children.


  1. Hi my name is lejaha makotoko from Orlando east soweto I would like to talk to someone with regards to the tree trunks I saw in your garden Can you please give me two of those I need to use them for children cultural practice your assistance will highly be appreciated thanks

    1. Good day Lejaha
      Please speak to the librarian in charge of the library where you saw those tree trunks and they can advise.

      Your elearning librarian

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