Library@Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom

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1. Time(W)
2. Newsweek(W)
3. National Geographic(M)
4. Scientific American(M)
5. Frontline(F)
6. Outlook(W)
7. India Today(W)
8. The Week (W)
9. Business India(F)
10.Reader’s Digest(M)
11.Women’s Era(F)
15.Malayalam (W)


16. Competition Success Review(M)
17. Junior Science Refresher(M)
18. Competition Refresher(M)
19. Competition Master(M)
20. Pratiyogita Darpan(M)
21. Wizard(M)
22. Civil Service Chonicle(M)
23. G.K.Today(M)
24. G.K.Refresher(M)
25. Biology Today(M)
26. Chemistry Today(M)
27. Physics For You(M)
28. Mathematics Today(M)
29. Education Today for IX,X,XI,XII(M)
30. Labour India for for IX,X,XI,XII(M)
31. Journal of Indian Education (NCERT)(Q)
32. Primary Teacher (NCERT)(Q)
33. Journal of Value Education (NCERT)(Q)
34. School Science(NCERT)(Q)
35. The Mathematics Teacher(Q)
36. Resonance(M) 
Environment& Science
37. Down To Earth(F)
38. Science Reporter(M)
39. Dream-2047(M)
40. Geo Junior(M)
Computer Science
41. Digit(M)
42. Electronics For You(M)
43. PC World (M)
Sports& Games
44. Sportstar (W)


45. Children’s World(M)
46. Wit(M)
47. Wisdom(M)
49. Gokulam(M)
49. Tinkle(M)
50. Champak(Hindi)(F)
51. Champak(English)(F)
52. Children’s Digest(M)
53. PCM Children’s Magazine(M)
54. Magic Pot(F)
55. Student Today(M)
56. Tell Me Why?(M)
57.The Youngest(M)
58. Employment News(W)
59. Yojna(M)
Scouts and Guides
60. Bharat Scouts and Guides (M)
61. KVS Quarterly(Q)
62. Sangam(Q)
63. KVS Quarterly Newsletter(Q)
Service Matters
64. Swamynews(M)
65. Bhagirath (CWC) (Q)

M=Monthly; F=Fortnightly; W=Weekly; Q=Quarterly

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New Arrivals-Periodicals

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January 30th

Martyr’s Day


Exhibition of Books on or by

 the Father of Nation

Mahatma Gandhi

29-31 January, 2008 


Frecce tricolori at the Festa della Repubblica in Italy, 2nd of June 2005.

Republic Day of India

January 26

Exhibition of Books on India

23-28 January, 2008



32 Vols

The ultimate reference in print 

14-20 January, 2008


Display of new books by



The queen of mystery



 14-15 Dec. 2007



Army Flag Day (Dec.07)

Book Display


05-07 Nov., 2007

Visit Indian Army at


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Display of New Books by

Childrens Book Trust

26-28 Nov. 2007

Also visit



90th Birth Day of Indira Gandhi (19th Nov)

Book Display

19-22 Nov. 2007



Children’s Day Book Exhibition

Books on or by

Jawaharlal Nehru

Venue : Library

Date : 12-16th Nov.2007


Hindi Fortnight Book Exhibition

14-30 September ,2007


Gandhi Jayanti

Books on and by Mahatma Gandhi

Date:1-3 October 2007



UN Day

Books on UN and Human Rights

23-26 October 2007


National Book week


17-23 Nov. 2007

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School Library Media Programme 2007-’08


School Library Media Programme 2007-’08


The school Library provides information, inculcates ideas, and develops knowledge that is so essential to functioning successfully in today’s information and knowledge based society. It is fundamental to school library to equip students with life long learning skills and develop in them creative thinking and imagination, and enabling them to live as ideal and responsible citizens.

Thus, the school library must be made the hub of all the activities planned and executed in school. It can be used by students to prepare for their next class period, home examination, general education, information, competitions, recreation and inspiration. To cater to the wide varieties of demands of students and teachers it has to judiciously select and procure the prescribed/recommended text-books and other reading material from different sources, technically process it by making use of a standard scheme of classification, catalogue it to provide various access points, organise the collection on scientific lines, circulate the documents and disseminate the information in the manner most liked by the students and teachers. In addition, the school library has to serve as a resource centre as well. (Organizing School Libraries-Guidelines, CBSE, 2006).

Great importance has given to the organization and management of librarires in Kendriya Vidyalayas. The Education Code says that, every endeavour should be made to ensure that the library adds to scholastic efficiency by providing material to supplement and enrich instruction and guidance given to the class room, besides affording the child to discover himself, guide him to adopt higher ideals of life and help him in the choice of useful career.

The main objectives of Vidyalaya library are;

§ To serve an adjunct to class room instruction

§ To provide extra reading facilities

§ To sustain co-curricular programmes

§ To create purposeful reading among children

§ To foster love of books and habit of careful handling of books

§ To acquire information literacy skills

§ To cater the needs of bright and gifted children on one hand and under achievers on the other

§ To provide facilities to teachers for improved professional efficiency

§ To equip the students in searching, evaluating and using the information for decision making

To train the pupils in careful use of public property.

School Library Media Programme 2007-‘08

School Library Media Programme is the full range of learning experiences arising out of school library assessment, resources, facilities, support services, technologies, community connections and staff leadership. A properly planned programme is the backbone of the School Library since it contributes tremendously to the academic achievement of the students.

Click slmcp2007-08.doc to see the full document.

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As on 16th  Nov. 2007 the library has a collection of 21223(as per Acc. Registers)

Books accessed between 06-07-2007 and 16-11-2007=718

For a complete list of books go to

Online catalogue page

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Kendriya Vidyalaya (Shift-I)
Thiruvananthapuram-695 004
Kerala India

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