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Timbooktoo Bookshop Gambia Co Ltd

Contact Address:
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:  +220 4494345   /   4494346
Tel no:  +220 9935915
Fax no: +220 4494342



Contact: Ousman Jagne, Katie Paine

Timbooktoo 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 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 book.

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:
• Fiction
• African books
• Other non-fiction such as biography
• Children's books
• School books
• Dictionaries
• Books for learning English
• Tertiary textbooks (law, medicine, computing,
   management, accountancy, engineering, development)
• Maps
• Cookbooks
• Religious books
• Gift books
• Local newspapers and magazines
• Stationery
• Post Cards
• African and world music CD's and DVD's
• Second-hand books (mostly novels)
• Travel Guides (Bradt travel guide to the Lonely Planet guide to Gambia and Senegal).

• Exercise books
• Pens and pencils
• Calculators
• Scissors
• Envelopes
• Files
• Blackboards
• Pencil cases
• Gift wrapping
• Art products
• Children’s games and puzzles
• Flash cards

On the ground floor you can find ASSET.

Opening Hours:
Monday - Thursday 10am - 1pm & 3pm - 7pm
Friday 10 am - 1pm & 3pm to 7pm
Saturday 10am - 8pm
Sunday Closed


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