ABOUT US


ABOUT US

Opening Hours
The library is open every school day from 08:30 a.m. to 02.40 p.m.
Library Periods
Every class from VI-X is allotted one library period per week. The students can use the library, read newspapers and magazines, consult reference books and issue  books during their library periods. The books can be returned to the library at any time. Besides the students may utilise the library during their free time provided no other class is having a library period at that time.
Issue of Books
Normally one book will be issued to a student for a period of 14 days. Staff members can have a maximum of 5 books for a period of 14 days.
Reference Books
Reference books like encyclopedias and dictionaries will not be issued. These can be consulted in the library during the library periods. However, for the purpose project work and special assignments the students may get these books issued on request from the teacher concerned.
Magazines/Periodicals
Latest issues of the magazines will not be issued. The old issued of magazines and periodicals can be issued.
Class Libraries
The primary section from Class 1-5 is having class librararies.From class 3 on wards books are issued for home reading.

Circulation of books
Regular circulation of books is provided for classes VI and above. Generally the circulation is done during the library periods, but in order to encourage better and more utilisation of library resources the circulation is done on free periods of the library.
Library Periods
Two library periods are there for every class starting fromVI to XII . During library periods students can issue and return the books. The students are encouraged to maintain their reading lists and to submit book reviews of the books they have read.
Class Libraries
Class libraries are functioning from I to V. The teachers in charges of the respective classes select books from the library according to the academic standard and reading habit of the students. About 50-60 books are provided for each class and the teacher concerned will distribute the books to the students during library periods. The books can be changed from the main library from time to time.
CBSE Question papers
Previous Question papers of CBSE are kept in the library. Sample question papers and question banks are also procured for reference of the teachers and students.
Notice/Bulletin Boards
The library notice board gives information regarding new books added to the library, book of the week, student book review, career, higher education and competition related information. A Bulletin board is displayed in the library provide information and instructions.
New Arrivals
The new arrivals list is displayed in the notice board. The new books are also displayed on New Additions display rack. The book jackets are also prominently displayed in the library.
Book Reviews
Good book reviews by the students and book review columns published on the newspapers are displayed. It gives a chance to the readers to understand the books.
Career/Higher Education Alerts
A section of the notice board is utilised for alerts on higher education and career. Information brochures of various academic institutions, advertisements etc are displayed here.
A list of new articles appeared in the magazines/periodicals and which are relevant to the students are displayed to promote the reading by students.
Reference Services
There is a good collection of reference books in the library in different subject areas. These books are not issued and allowed to read only in the library.
Book Exhibitions
Book Exhibitions with cooperation from the difference publishers/sellers are organised every year.
Competitions
To promote reading habit and library use, competitions such as surprise library quiz, book quiz, reading sessions, designing of book jackets, etc are taken place. Prizes are given to three best readers taking into consideration the overall use of library resources by the students. Every session, best library users are selected from each section and Reading Achievement Certificates are issued.


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