Timbooktoo Bookshop Ltd
3 Garba Jahumpa Road
PO Box 1056, Banjul
Bakau New Town, Fajara M Section
Greater Banjul area
Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: 4494345 / 4494346
Contact: Ousman Jagne, Katie Paine
Bookshop Company is a mega bookstore which was
established in 1998. Apart from being well stocked,
it is has a fully computerised book ordering system
via the internet.
There is also a point-of-sale system bookstore integrating
ISBNs, ISSN and bar codes. Books about Gambia an be
ordered from Amazon.com and other stores. They also
offer a discount for bulk purchases of educational books.
Any book that is in print can be ordered with a deposit
of half of the price. Average time from ordering to
receipt is 4-6 weeks. Shipping costs are ₤7- each
For those who are not able to visit the shop then are
able to mail copies to your postal address in The Gambia.
Items for sale:
Other non-fiction such as biography
Books for learning English
(law, medicine, computing,
accountancy, engineering, development)
Local newspapers and magazines
African and world music CD's
Second-hand books (mostly novels)
Travel Guides (Bradt travel guide to the Lonely Planet
guide to Gambia and Senegal).
Childrens games and puzzles
On the ground floor you can find ASSET.
Monday - Thursday 10am - 1pm & 3pm - 7pm
Friday 10 am - 1pm & 3pm to 7pm
Saturday 10am - 8pm