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Library Bulletin Vol1, Issue 1, Nov.2008, released

Dr. Usha Rani, Education Officer, KVS (RO), Chennai Region, released the first issue of the Library Bulletin on 26th Nov., 2008 by accepting it from the Principal  Dr. Cicy Roy Mathew.

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CBSE School Library Guidelines


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Reader’s Club 2008-’09

Smt.Lalitha Lenin, poet, children’s writer and former HoD, DLIS,
Univ.of Kerala,inaugurating the “Reader’s Club” , 2008-’09, on
23rd April, 2008.Dr.Cicy Roy Mathew,Principal,presided over the function.


Reading should be creative: Lalitha Lenin

The children should develop the habit of creative reading. There would be equal use and evaluation of electronic and print media. Censoring of reading should be intelligent by analysing the cultural and behavioural attitude of the children. Smt. Lalitha Lenin, poet and children’s writer, said in her inaugural address of the “Reader’s Club” at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pattom on 23rd April 2008.

The function was organised by the library in connection with World Book Day. The Principal Dr. Cicy Roy Mathew presided over the function. The prizes for the winners of Book review and Literary Quiz competitions were gave away by Smt. Lalitha Lenin.

Reder’s Club

Aims and objectives

i) Developing reading habit by the proper and directed use of information resources

ii) Developing information literacy skills that increase the ability to search, use and evaluate the information and put it the correct and timely decision making.

iii) Active participation of students, teachers and other users in library activities

iv) Developing a positive and healthy attitude towards our literature, culture and society.


a) Participation in the library activities such as routine works, planning and implementation of reading promotional programmes, special/thematic activities (exhibitions on special days and people, annoncements, bulletin board displays) etc.

b) Author talks/interactions

c) Book talks

d) Reading Sessions

e) Competitions such as book reviews, literary quiz, designing of book jackets, story telling, reading etc

f) Publication of “Reader’s Club Bulletin”

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Library Rules

  1. All students and staff of the school are members of the library.
  2. A student can borrow only two books at a time for a period of two weeks.
  3. A staff member can borrow maximum five books at a time for a period of one month.
  4. Books will be issued to the students, during the library periods. No book will be issued or returned during the teaching hours.
  5. Marking, underlining or writing on library books, periodicals, and newspapers is strictly forbidden.
  6. Reference books and current periodicals will not be issued to any member. These can be consulted only in the library.
  7. If the books are not returned within the specified time it will be viewed seriously and fine will be charged as per rules.
  8. The Librarian may call for a book at any time, even if the normal period of loan has not expired.
  9. In case of book is misused, wrongly handled or lost the person concerned will have to replace the book or pay the current market price of the book.
  10. After reading, make sure that the books, periodicals and newspapers are kept back at their respective places.
  11. The members should take good care of library furnishings and equipment. Make sure the library looks as good when you leave as it did when you came in.
  12. Drink and food are not allowed in the Library.
  13. Library computers are for academic purpose only. Do not tamper with the computer settings. Follow the internet safety guidelines.
  14. A ‘No Dues Certificate’ by each student is to be obtained from the Librarian while his/her transfer/withdrawal from the school.
  15. Strict order and silence shall be maintained in the library and speak softly if needed.

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