About the Library

The Kenya Institute of Special Education Library is committed to providing equitable access to information to all Lecturers, staff , students , alumni and Researchers. In compliance with the Disability Act 2003, the institute always makes efforts to accommodate reasonable requests for assistance in obtaining, accessing and making use of Library resources, materials and services.

Our Library covers all areas of special needs education and related areas in various formats as follows:- 

  • Books
  • Periodicals ( journals, bulletins &  newspapers, etc)
  • Diploma Students Research projects
  • Dictionaries, hand books and encyclopedias
  • CD-ROMS ,DVDs, Video-tapes ,audio-tapes
  • Government publications
  •  Materials  in Braille

Access to Library Materials

Students, Lecturers, alumni and must present a valid KISE Library Card to check out library material.

Guest Researchers must pay a fee of Kshs. 250 per day to access the Library as guest borrowers

Opening Hours      

Monday to Thursday     

8.00 am. to 10.00 pm


8.00 am to    9.00 pm


8.30 am to   4.00 pm


Help Desk

To discuss your specific requirements, you can contact the Library Staff on 0208007977 or  library@kise.ac.ke