Library@Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom

Where Minds meet and Ideas pop up !

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The library of Kendriya vidyalaya Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram, with its excellent collection of books, periodicals and multimedia and a variety of services, acts as a support and inspiration to the teaching and learning community of the School.

IFLA/UNESCO School Library Manifesto

The school library provides information and ideas that are fundamental to functioning successfully in today’s information and knowledge-based society. The school library equips students with life-long learning skills and develops the imagination, enabling them to live as responsible citizens.

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KVS Digital Repository

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Mission

The Library provides a welcoming learning environment for students and staff; supports the school’s aims and curriculum; encourages the love of reading and the development of students’ independent learning skills.

Opening Hours

The library is open every school day from
07 a.m. to 06 p.m.

Library Periods

According to the school time table the students of Class VII-XII(Shift-I) and Class VI-XII(Shift-II) can visit the library for the issue and return of the books during their library periods. They can refer books and participate in library activities during this time.

Borrowing information

Students
02 book for a period of 02 weeks
Faculty and staff
Maximum 05 books for a period of 01 month.The users should submit their ID cards for the automated circulation of books.

Class Libraries

Class libraries are functioning for classes I to V.

Open Access and Classification

The library follows an open access system. The books are classified and shelved according to the Dewey Decimal Classification(Ed.22). Every book is barcoded and spine labels are attached. Junior fiction is shelved separately.

Library Automation

The stock and services of the library has been automated with an Integrated Library Management software.OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) of library holdings is available. Patrons can search by using keywords, author, title and subject.

What if I require a book longer than the loan period?

If you require a book longer than the loan period you may renew it by bringing the book to the issue/return counter. As long as the book is not reserved, you will be able to renew it once.

What if the book is lost?

The user can replace the book with the same edition.If not, three times of the cost of the book may be recovered from him/her.

If I have an overdue loan, how much I need to pay?

As per the KVS rules an overdue fine will be recovered from the user.Overdue reminders are sent to your class teacher periodically.You should bring the book and reminder back to the library.

InfoLit India

Information Literacy initiative for young learners

Library Junction

Where Minds meet and ideas pop up !

An Online Academic Social Network

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Library Bulletins

Library Bulletin Vol.4, Issue 1 Jan2011

Previous issues

Library Bulletin-Vol.3. Issue 1, June 2010

Library Bulletin-Vol.2, Issue 3, Sept 2009

Library Bulletin-Vol. 2 , Issue 2,  April 2009

Library-Bulletin-Vol.2, Issue 1, January-2009

Library-Bulletin-Vol. 1, Issue 2, December-2008

Library-Bulletin-Vol. 1, Issue 1, November.2008

LibGuides

LibGuides(Library Guides):Internet-1

 More Library websites for Students

LibZine

Home works and Assignments Online

My Dear Book

Face a Book

InfoLit India

Websites for Library Professionals

Library Cloud

Library Next

KV Librarians’ Network

-Asianet’s programme “Right Click” featured the Library on 05/12/2008
-Club FM had your library in its “Kalakkan Recharge” on 06/12/2008
-The Malayala Manorama Daily published a story on the library on 01/12/2008
-The New Indian Express published a write-up on the library on 24/10/2008
-This Library Blog of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom is selected to the “Hall of Fame: Selected Virtual School Libraries” by Skolebibliotek (Norway).
-News at 2pm weekly (Nov.27-Dec.04,2009) published a story on the Library
-Desktop Library turns a big hit (March 2, 2010), The New Indian Express
-School’s online Library a big hit (August 11, 2011), Deccan Chronicle
-Bringing them back to Books-via Social Media (July 14, 2013), The Hindu
-”S L Faizal’s Experiments with Reading Innovations in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom”, feature on Blog, (April 14, 2014)

AWARDS

-IASL/Softlink International Excellence Award 2012, to S. L. Faisal, Librarian
-Won the NCERT National Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education For School and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-’11.
-KVS  Innovations and Experimentation Award for Teachers, 2010, for the project “Library junction”

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Upcoming Events

  • UNESCO Kids Book Cover Competition 2014 April 19, 2014 Library
  • Golden Jubilee Book Fair: M/s Scholastic Inc. April 22, 2014 – April 25, 2014 KV Pattom
  • Jaishree Mishra speaks April 22, 2014 at 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm Library@KV Pattom
  • World Book and Copyright Day Celebrations April 23, 2014 at 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Sample Question Papers, Answer keys, Blueprints & HOTS Study Materials 2013-’14

Click on the below given link, "Downloads".

Recommendations

KVS Innovations and Experimentations Award 2010

"Library Junction" won the KVS Innovations and Experimentation Award 2010.

All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for Schools and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-’11

Library Junction won the "All India Competition on Innovative Practices and Experiments in Education for Schools and Teacher Education Institutions 2010-'11" conducted by NCERT.

New Books

For new Books in the Library, see the "New Books Alert" category.

Library photo stream

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Shri Ezhacheri Ramachandran, poet and lyricist inaugurates the World Book Day celebrations 2012

Shri Ezhacheri Ramachandran, poet and lyricist inaugurates the World Book Day celebrations 2012

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Community

ARTICLE ALERT !

The World at Our Fingertips: The Connection Between Touch and Learning,Scientific American, Sept. 2010; Gulf oil spill, National Geographic, Oct. 2010; In their own language, Energy management in schools, Sangam, January 2010; What’s in your Honey? Down to Earth, Sept.15-30,2010;50 Secrets Your Child’s Teacher Won’t Tell You, Reader's Digest, Sept. 2010, Top 10 witches, Time, Sept.15, 2010

Visit your Library

Browse Books and Periodicals. Read Newspapers. Pick a New Book from the 'New Arrivals' rack. Search the Internet and the OPAC. Refer for assignments and projects. Suggest a book. Ask a question.Write your comments. And more...Visit the Library Today itself. You are most welcome.

“Billion beats:the pulse of India”

The fortnightly e-paper uplinked to www.abdulkalam.com. To visit click the link "E-paper" on Web directory

Website of the Week

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/

Archives

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    The Canada Act, also known as the Constitution Act, took effect on this day in 1982, establishing certain individual rights, preserving parliamentary supremacy, and making Canada a wholly independent, fully sovereign state.More Events on this day:1961: Cuban leader Fidel Castro's forces repelled the Bay of Pigs invasion, which was led by recent Cuban ex […]
  • Nikita Khrushchev: Biography of the Day
    Nikita Khrushchev "There were those who loved him, there were those who hated him, but there were few who would pass him by without looking in his direction." Sergey Khrushchev, eulogizing his father, Nikita, at his funeral, 1971Soviet Premier Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, born this day in 1894, guided the U.S.S.R. (and the communist movement) out […]
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    For RSS subscribers The Britannica Store presents a special 20% discount on the Concise Encyclopedia and free CD-ROM. This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of Britannica's most popular publication worldwide is a one-volume encyclopedia containing 28,000 articles accompanied by colorful photographs, diagrams, maps, and flags. The Britannica Concis […]

RSS “My Dear Book”: Reviews

  • World Book Day 2014: Jaishree Misra to interact with students at the ‘Meet the Author’ session
    Image courtesy: Saurabh Dua Jaishree Misra, well known author of seven best selling novels, the Ancient Promises, Rani, Afterwads, Secrets and Lies, Secret and sins, Scandalous secret, and Accidents like Love and Marriage, will interact with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) Pattom, on April 22 at 10.00 am at the ‘Meet the Author’ session, organized […] […]
  • The Sari Shop
    by Rupa Bajwa The story revolves around a salesman Ramchand who works for a sari shop. Ramchand’s charactar is similar to that of any common Indian youth who strives hard for a living and is unable to voice many of his feelings.This story that revolves around Amritsar gives a clear picture of the upper and […]
  • The Kalam Effect
    by P.M.Nair In this book,the author describes his experience with ‘Kalam Sir’ that he had during his time. He describes the humbleness and great qualities of A.P.J.Abdul Kalam that he recognised while working for him. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam was known as the "people’s president", and the correct reason behind this has been penned down in the […]
  • Digital Fortress by Dawn Brown
    By Dan Brown The story revolves around an international decoding organization named NSA (National Security Agency). Their cryptophers prided the organization not only because the NSA was the most secretive and intelligent organization in the world, but also for the $2million   TRANSLTR (the best decoding machine) that they possessed. In the final years of th […]
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Meet Jaishree Misra !!!

Ms Jaishree Misra, the author of 'Ancient Promises' and 'Rani', to interact with students at the 'Meet the Author' session on 22 April 2014.

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Telephone Reference

+91 9447699724 (Librarian)

E-mail reference

mail your reference questions to librarykvpattom@gmail.com

Chat Reference

‘School Libraries: Doorways to Life’ ; International Bookmark Exchange Programme 2013, with Hungary & Croatia

Twitter Updates

CBSE Toll Free Tele/Online Helpline

Students can call 1800-11-7002 from any part of the country. The operators will answer general queries and also connect them to the counselors for psychological counseling. On-line counseling on: director.edusat@rediffmail.com, mcsharma2007@rediffmail.com

Population Stabilization in India Toll Free Helpline

Dial 1800-11-6555 for expert advice on reproductive, maternal and child health; adolescent and sexual health; and family planning.

Child Helpline

For Child Helpline Numbers , click the page link.

Quick Answers

Online User Survey

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Fresh picks

The Alchemist: A graphic novel by Paulo Coelho, Sarojini Naidu: Her way with words Edited by Mushirul Hasan, The casual vacancy by J.K.Rowling, The Magic by Rhonda Byrne , Saina Nehwal: An Inspirational Biography by T.S.Sudhier, Christmas magic by Cathy Kelly and More.....

Journal ALERT!!

Down to Earth, Sept 1-15 2013; Resonance, Sept 2013;Science Reporter, Sept 2013; Geo, Sept 2013, Discovery, Sept. 2013; Digit Jan Sept.2013; Computer Active, Sept 2013; Reader's Digest, Sept. 2013; Knowledge Quest, Sept. 2013; Children's World, Sept. 2013, News 'n' More, Jan 2013; Career 360,Jan 2013; Terra Green, Sept 2013; Hoot, Sept 2013, Journal Indian Education, Nov.2008; Primary Teacher, July 2009;National Geographic, Sept. 2013; Career 360, Sept. 2013; School Science, Sept. 2008; and MORE....

Library Junction: An Online Academic Social Network

Web Directory

Below are the links to reviewed websites arranged in the alphabetical order of the subjects. Click on it.

LibZine:the E-magazine of KV Pattom

To see the buds of creativity, click "LibZine" in the web directory

RSS LibZine

  • World Book Day 2014: Jaishree Misra to interact with students at the ‘Meet the Author’ session
    Image courtesy: Saurabh Dua Jaishree Misra, well known author of seven best selling novels, the Ancient Promises, Rani, Afterwads, Secrets and Lies, Secret and sins, Scandalous secret, and Accidents like Love and Marriage, will interact with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) Pattom, on April 22 at 10.00 am at the ‘Meet the Author’ session, organized […] […]
  • KV Pattom Golden Jubilee 2014: Inviting Ideas from Students, Alumni & Parents
    S. No Activity What you have to do? 01 Ideas for Golden Jubilee Year (What we can do during the year?) Ideas for Programmes, activities and Events Last date: 15 Feb. 2014 Write your ideas in a piece of paper and drop it into the box  kept in the Library or mail to librarykvpattom@gmail.com   […]
  • KV Pattom celebrated 50th Annual Day
    KV Pattom Annual Day 2013: Album 1 VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Achuthsankar S, Nair, Head, Department of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, University of Kerala, inaugurated the 50th Annual Day celebration of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom on 12 December 2013. He distributed awards and prizes to meritorious students. Ms. S. Neerada, Principal chaired th […]
  • KV Pattom to celebrate 50th Annual Day on 12 Dec. 2013
    Dr. Achuthsankar S. Nair, Head, Department of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, University of Kerala will inaugurate the 50th Annual Day celebration of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom, Shift-I at 9.00 am on 12th December 2013. Rishiraj Singh IPS, Transport Commissioner & ADGP, Kerala will inaugurate the 10th Annual Day celebrations of Kendriya Vidyal […]
  • ‘Gift a Book & Get a Friend’: KV Pattom students gifted books to Govt U. P. S. Palkulangara and got friends too.
    The students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom gifted books to the children of Govt. U. P. S. Palkulangara and make them their friends, under the newly launched social responsibility initiative “Library-Social Connect”. The programme, “Gift a Book and Get a Friend” held on the other day6th December 2013, was aimed to provide students with better opportunities […] […]
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