The tasks of the YCI Library are towards the accomplishment of the functions and objectives YMCA Comprehensive Institute, to carry out basic functions of acquiring, organizing and disseminating information in support of the institute’s mission. More importantly it is to provide reading, reference, research materials and other library services to the students, academic staff, non-academic staff and to qualified outsiders.
The YCI Library is composed of two libraries based at each campus, Wandegeya and Buwambo. The main library located at Wandegeya campus, houses the administration, central services such as acquisitions, cataloguing, classification and E-resources management. The system has a total stock of approximately 50,000 volumes, inclusive of books, periodicals and other non-print materials. The stock is divided into a general lending materials and specialized research collections. Books in the library system are classified by the DDC Classification Scheme.