International School Library Day 2009
The Library Media centre at Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom celebrated International School Library Day with various programmes from 26-28 October 2009.
Competitions were held on Book jacket designing, spot poetry and literary quiz. A large number of students participated in the competitions. There was a Library Lot on 28th October 2009. A talk and interactive session by Dr. Dr. A. Gopikkuttan, HOD, Dept. of Library & Information Science, University of Kerala was one of the main attractions. He shared his thoughts on libraries, books and reading. He urged the students to become information literate to reach their goals.
The prizes for the winners of the competitions were also distributed in the function. Dr. Cicy Roy Mathew, Principal chaired the programme.
The Day was celebrated first time in the Vidyalaya and was a great success. Proclaiming the importance of school libraries on the academic and overall achievement of the students was the main aim of the event.
Dr. Cicy Roy Mathew, Principal
Dr. A. Gopikkuttan, HOD, Dept. of Library & Information Science, University of Kerala
Talk on libraries, books and reading
Prize distribution to the winners
Mr. B. Surendran, Librarian, Shift-II