The library started in the year 1962 when the institution was a trade school by then, later it was elevated to technical school and later to technical training institute. As it kept on to be upgraded, procurement of new library materials were added to carter for new courses which were introduced.
Monday – Friday 8.00 am – 9.00 pm
Saturday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm
Public Holidays Closed
The location of the library building is in a central place of the institution easily accessible to all users.
There are three categories of books i.e
Short Loan Books
Normal Loan Books
These are books which are only used in the library
SHORT LOAN BOOKS
These are books which are loaned for a period of three days
NORMAL LOAN BOOKS
These are books which are loaned for a period of two weeks.
ARRANGEMENT OF BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY
Books are arranged according to Dewey Decimal classification Scheme with the Call Numbers marked on the spine of each and every book.
For one to be a member she/he must be a bonafide student / staff of RVTTI, and must have a bar coded college ID Card.
Our work force comprises of four employees these are:
Peter Mwaniki – Librarian
Esther Moraa – Library Assistant
Julia Randich – Library Assistant
Kibet Maswai – Library Assistant
Racheal Marusoi – Library Assistant
Naumy Chepngetich – E-Resource Lab
RUNNING OF THE LIBRARY
Currently the library is fully automated whereby a computerized library system is used. Each an every book in the library has an individual barcode which has been generated by the library staff. We have a total of over six thousand volumes of books which comprises Engineering books, i.e Mechanical (Automotive, Building and Welding), Business books, Computer books, Medical Laboratory books, Pharmacy, Institutional Management books among others.
The library can accomodate over ……. users at ago.