UNESCO has celebrated this day on 23 April for 19 years now, providing an opportunity to reflect on ways to better disseminate the culture of the written words and to allow all individuals to access it, through literacy programmes, open educational resources , and support for careers in publishing,book shops, libraries and schools.
In many countries, books, comics, magazines, news papers and even posters are rare commodities and the classroom environment is the only place where children will come into contact with words in the written form.
The Library at Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom will celebrate the World Book and Copyright Day 2014, from 22 to 25 April 2014, with various programmes.
1. International Kids Book Cover Competition:
The Students of age group 5-13 can participate in the competition organized by UNESCO. Click here for details. The entries should reach the Librarian by 16th April 2014. Visit your Library to know more.
2. Meet the Author with writer Jaishree Misra:
Ms Jaishree Misra, the well known author of seven best selling novels, the Ancient Promises, Rani, Afterwards, Secrets and Lies, Secrets 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 in the Library.
3. Golden Jubilee Book Fair:
A Three Day Golden Jubilee Children’s Book Fair, jointly organized in collaboration with M/s Scholastic India Inc.,. will be held in the school campus from 22 to 24 April, 2014.