Hyderabad: For this 6th grader, it’s all about the written word

Akarshana has received appreciation for her work from various people, including DGP Anjani Kumar when he was serving as the Hyderabad City Commissioner.

published on : 19th February 2023

Govt urged not to outsource jobs at Kalaignar library in Madurai city

Librarians have appealed to the Directorate of Public Libraries in school education department not to outsource staff for the upcoming Kalaignar Memorial Library in Madurai.

published on : 2nd January 2023

‘Ungalai Thedi Noolagam’: Coimbatore Corporation to roll out two more mobile libraries soon

Readers can easily find the books by scanning the QR code on the van. Many people have also been actively donating books,” said Shankar, in-charge of the mobile library.

published on : 12th December 2022

Temporary staff sacked for filling in for librarians 

The workers appealed to officers to revoke the decision saying it would affect their livelihood. Around 25 temporary employees would be affected by the decision in Coimbatore alone.

published on : 17th October 2022

Coimbatore police to unveil mini-libraries in autorickshaws

On Saturday, the police convened a meeting of auto drivers attached to app-based service providers and discussed road safety measures with them.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Bundles of books, delivered last year, yet to see daylight in Thanjai library

The books for Thanjavur DCL and branch libraries were received in around 150 bundles in 2021. However, sources said the bundles are yet to be even opened.

published on : 7th September 2022

Writing new chapters; opening new libraries in each village in the country

For over two years, they have never failed to visit the nearest village on a Sunday, persuading its elders and youth to move forward to set up a library.

published on : 4th September 2022

Arranging books on memory shelf

Recently, in view of an impending visit from my father-in-law, the first since the pandemic began, my husband and I decided to tackle our books.

published on : 7th August 2022

Digital libraries in Kodagu introduce Chess and board games to rural kids 

Every school has a library hour and they are now being put to good use following the efforts from the Kodagu Zilla Panchayat.

published on : 31st July 2022

76 libraries renovated in rural areas of Coimbatore district

According to official sources, the State government built around 250 libraries across the district at the cost of Rs 3.75 lakh in 2009.

published on : 5th July 2022

Govt school libraries gather dust, students lost out on reading

While the state government has been organising campaigns to promote reading habits among youngsters, the reality is that the state board schools lack scientific libraries and qualified librarians.

published on : 13th June 2022

KIIT University hosts 20th MANLIBNET convention

The 20th MANLIBNET convention, a joint initiative of KIIT Deemed-to-be-University and Management Libraries Network, was inaugurated on Thursday.

published on : 6th May 2022

Solar power for transformed high schools 

The Ganjam administration has taken steps to provide solar power to high schools transformed under the 5T initiative of the State government. 

published on : 30th March 2022

E-libraries for Odisha district bar associations

The CJ said the e-libraries will help the budding lawyers to stay well informed with the latest judicial pronouncements of the Supreme Courts and High Courts.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Efforts stepped up to construct 157 digital libraries across Ongole division in Andhra 

The government has sanctioned a total of 157 digital libraries under three revenue division limits for the first phase. Of the total, the government has allotted 114 libraries to Ongole division.

published on : 3rd March 2022