It was a festival of letters at kv pattom from 27 nov to2 dec 2008. the national library week was organised by the library media centre on these days. The readers club had a handful of surprises for the students. The week was inaugurated by Smt Lalita, chief librarian SCERT Trivandrum who gave an enlightening talk on books and publications and also about the origin of literature and other discipline from the universe
On 28th November 2008,Smt.Rati Saxena,noted hindi poet and translator and also Kendra Sahithya Academy award winner interacted with the students in meet the author session. She talked about the importance of creativity and urged the students to write and to let their emotions flow. She also promised to visit our Vidyalaya at times.
The main attraction of the week was a book exhibition in collaboration with DC books Trivandrum which was held from 27 to 29 November 2008. The fair showcased various children’s books, fiction, academic books, CDs etc. It was a golden opportunity for book lovers since the books were available on a discount of 10%. Students enjoyed the maximum by browsing and buying the books they love
Various competitions were also conducted as part of the celebrations like book review writing, spot poetry writing, reading competitions etc. in which students participated with great enthusiasm.
The week long celebrations came to an end on 2nd December 2008. Smt.Vimala Menon, famous children’s writer was the chief guest of the day who gave an inspiring talk on languages and requested to students to start a home library .
Of their own she recollected some of her childhood memories and enraptured the students by her serenity and simplicity .she gave the prizes of various competitions to its winners on this occasion The week was a grand success due to the support given by our principal.