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Annual Library Activity Plan 2012-‘13

S.No Programme Proposed dates Activities
01 International Children’s Book Day 02 April, 2012 Exhibition, Book reviews, Discussions
02 World Book and Copyright Day 23 April, 2012 Exhibitions, Literary competitions, Meet the author programmes
03 Inauguration of Reader’s Club April, 2012 Beginning of Reader’s Club activities for the session
04 Reader’s Club activities Whole academic year Seminars, Exhibitions, displays, competitions, Meet the Author, Book discussions
05 Harry Potter Birthday celebration 25-28 July. 2012 HP Quiz, Writing Birthday wishes, E-greeting cards, Assembly programmes,HP Book jacket designing competition, Exhibition of HP books
06 Hiroshima Day 6-10 Aug.2012 Remembering the victims, Against War exhibition
07 Independence Day 13-17 Aug 2012 Exhibition of books on freedom struggle
08 Book Fairs 03 times in a year (Aug, Sept, Dec) By external agencies
09 Teacher’s Day 03-07 Sept


Exhibition of books on or by Dr.S.Radhakrishnan
10 Hindi Fortnight 17-29 Sept. 2012 Exhibition of popular Hindi books in the library & competitions
11 Gandhi Jayanthi 01-05 Oct.. 2012 Exhibition of books on or by Mahatma Gandhi and Non violence
12 U.N.Day 18-20 Oct.


Exhibition of books on United Nations and other International organisations
13 International School

Library Day (ISLD) & Month

October 2012 Talk by an eminent

Librarian and other


“Smart Web Searcher”

Competitions, exhibitions

14 Children’s Day 12-17 Nov.2012 Exhibition of books on or by

Jawaharlal Nehru, Competitions

15 National Education Day 09-12 Nov. 2012 Exhibition of books on

or by Dr. Abdul Kalam


16 National Library Week 19-24 Nov.


-Exhibition of rare books in the library -Competitions

1. Book review

2. Designing book jackets

3. Story telling

4. Book reading

5. Literary quiz

6. Designing Bookmarks

7. Assembly programmes

8. Find the book

9. Library cultural programmes, etc

17 Indira Gandhi’s Birthday 21-24 Nov. 2012 Exhibition of books on Indira Gandhi and other Indian Prime Ministers
18 Army Flag Day 05-10 Dec.2012 Exhibition of books on Indian Army and warfare
19 Republic Day 21-25 Jan.


Exhibition of books on India

(Society and constitution)

20 Martyr’s Day 28-31 Jan


Exhibition of books on or by freedom fighters
21 Kerala State Reading Week Jan First week


Book reading competitions

“Drop everything and Read”

22 Safer Internet Day 4-09 Feb. 2013 Online safety workshops, talks, exhibitions, etc
23 Information/Media Literacy Programmes Library Periods As per the Information Literacy curriculum
24 Know your Library Programmes Once in a month Tour to the library to understand its resources and activities
25 Screening of VCDs Once in a month Screening of Educational and issue based VCDs for children
26 Workshops and orientation programmes Once in a year For other School Librarians
27 Career Guidance programme Career corner and display of related materials on the bulletin board
28 Class Libraries As per Library Policy Circulation of Books, Book reviews, library corner, activities
29 Online Activities Regular maintenance of Library Blogs and Social networks BLOGS




30 Best Reader Awards For best library users from each class Distributed on the Annual Day function
31 Reader of the Month One student and one teacher selected every month A short profile with photograph will be published on library bulletin, bulletin board and website
32 Publication of booklet Annual Collection of selections from LibZine, My Dear Book and the Library blog
33 Digital Library Creation and maintenance of school digital library system on Greenstone. (Planning and implementation)

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