Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Richard Steele”
Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be.
Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and helps you well in all your school subjects.
Most importantly, reading can not only help you become a better student, but a better person. You can learn from the brightest people whenever and wherever you choose.
As important as reading is done you know that:
800 million people around the world cannot read or write
Many families (and some schools) have no books for children to read
There are likely many children and people in your town or city that fall into this group. If you are already a strong reader, helping others to read is an amazing gift that you can give and there are some ideas below as to how you can help.
The library is open every school day from 08:00 a.m. to 02:00 p.m.
Every class from VI-XII is allotted two library periods per week. The students can use the library, read newspapers and magazines, consult reference books and issue the books during their library periods. The books can be returned to the library at any time. Besides the students may utilize the library during their free time provided no other class is having a library period at that time.
Issue of Books
Normally two books will be issued to a student for a period of 14 days. An overdue charge of Rs. 1/- per day will be charged in case of willful delay. Staff members can have a maximum of 5 books for a period of 14 days.
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.
Latest issues of the magazines will not be issued. The old issued of magazines and periodicals can be issued.
The primary section from Class 1-5 is having class libraries. The class teachers will be provided with enough number books as per the level which may be utilized during the library periods. Magazines for the primary section are separately provided.