It is hardly necessary today to stress the need for libraries in secondary schools. Books are an essential part of the modern world, whether in the process of education, or as a satisfaction for the educated mind, whether as an for the educated mind, whether as an women In all the specialised crafts and professions or as a means to political and social understanding.
It is one of our goals in education to make the Ghanaian child proficient in English, but since ours is not a reading culture, not many children will see their parents reading to enable them follow their example.
The problem of national libraries is an international one and mainly becaue of this we have to look at the concept of national libraries first of all from that angle. It is only then that we can relate it to a purely African context, pregnant as it is with its own peculiar problem, social, political, economic.