About Us

The Methodist Book Depot Limited (MBDL) was established in 1881 as a small “Book Room” by Rev. John Millum with a stock of Twenty (20) British Pounds in Cape Coast.

It was established to feature as a commercial wing of the Methodist Church and in the main, providing Christian Literature and other educational materials to church members and the general public.

In 1960, it was incorporated as a Limited Liability Company with the following objects:

  1. “To contribute to the religious, cultural, social and economic life of the people of Ghana in such a manner as to be in furtherance of the objects of the Methodist Church of Ghana”;
  2. To carry on business as proprietors and publishers of newspapers, journals … books and other literary works…”;
  3. To carry on the business of stationers, printers, manufacturers and dealers of railway, engineers, cabinets makers …”;
  4. To sell, lease, exchange, let or hire or dispose of any real or personal property or undertaking of the Company or any part or parts thereof for such consideration as the company may think fit…”

Share Holding

The Methodist Church Ghana owns 100% of the shares in the Company. The number of ordinary shares stands at 120,200 as at December, 2019.

Corporate Vision of MBDL:

“To be a first class book industry conglomerate, offering top-line publishing, printing and book selling services to a worldwide clientele in a lively God-filled atmosphere of peace, joy and love.”

Corporate Mission of MBDL:

“To create a well-oiled integrated book industry corporate player that is eternally dedicated to high Christian work ethics, innovative customer care and staff enhancement whiles ensuring the optimal fulfillment of all requisites of our global e-linked customer base.”

Principal Activities

The company, has since operated as stipulated in its objects which include among others, summarised as follows:

Publishers, Book Sellers, Stationers and Educational contractors.

Book Sellers

At all Branches of the Book Depot, you will find the following at our shops:


  • Pre-School Books
  • Primary School Books
  • Junior High School Books
  • Senior High School Books
  • Law Books


  • Story books and other Readers
  • Literature
  • General Books


  • Assorted stationery for schools and offices


  • Methodist Hymn Books
  • Assorted Bibles


  • Christian Books
  • Church Requisites
  • Pastoral Care
For General Enquiries, contact
  • Methodist Book Depot Ltd.
    P. O. Box 100, Accra
    Thorpe Street, Accra
    Tel: 0302-662-828
    Mob: 0577-906-833

  • The Depot operates at the following locations:
  • Accra – Makola, Adjacent Ghana School of Law.
    Mob: 0577-906-844,
    GPS: GA-183-0752
    Thorpe Street, Accra
  • Cape Coast (Commercial Street)
    Mob: 0577-906-777
    GPS: CC-008-5837
    Victoria Drive, Cape Coast
  • Tarkwa (Access Bank Building)
    Mob: 0577-906-766
    GPS: WT-0005-2012;
    Bank Road. Tarkwa
  • Sunyani (Wesley Cathedral)
    Mob: 0577-906-799
    GPS: BS-0007-1102
    Nyamaa street
  • Kumasi (K.O)
    Mob: 0577-906-755
  • Takoradi (Black Market Square, opposite Fidelity Bank)
    Mob: 0577-906-779
  • Swedru (Chapel Square, Opposite the Total filling station).
    Mob: 0570612119
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