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District Library



Head of office designation   

Local Library Authority ,         

 

 Thoothukudi

Address :  

District Library Office,

 

 DoovePuram 9th Street,

 

Thoothukudi - 3

Phone No :

 0461-2300247

Department Profile

PUBLIC LIBRARIES DEPARTMENT

Local Library Authority

Thoothukudi District

District Forms

 02/07/1990

 

The following Reports are submitted for the year 2011-12 as follows:-

CENTRAL LIBRARY BUILDING AT THOOTHUKUDI DISTRICT:

In our Thoothukudi District is our  following libraries are functioning is as follows:-

 

(i) Dist Central Libraries        - 1
(ii) Branch Libraries             - 48
(iii) Village Libraries             - 56
(iv) Part-Time Libraries         – 19

In above onlyEightLibraries are running with rental.

 

PROCUREMENT OF BOOKS:

The required books for the Branch Libraries is procured by the recommendation of “Books Selection Committee” which constituted by the government for the purpose. Last year, we procured 1000000 books and distributed to branch libraries.

 

UTILITY STATUS OF LIBRARIES:

(i) No. of Members

: 1,31,390

(ii) Available Books

: 12,87,378

(iii) No. of Users

: 28,59,788

(iv) Total No. of Books Lending

: 7,89,049

(v) Reference Services

: 23,16,436

 

PATRON SCHEME:

The service minded volunteers who pay Rs.1000/- are enrolled as a patron. If a person donate Rs.5000/- are enrolled as big patron/donar.

(i) In our District Patrons are                 : 1,845
(ii) Big patron in our District are     : 9(Thoothukudi &
Veepalodai)
DONATIONS:

We are getting books & materials from the Public as donation for the development of library. At present, we have received books & materials valued Rs.2 Lakhs as donation.

READERS CIRCLE:

By forming ‘Readers Circle’ Forum – all Libraries in our District is functioning well by involving the active our basic objective of Library by readers forum we are approaching to the public as donation for the development of Library we have received books and materials value Rs.2 Lakhs as

 

 

ANNEXURE – I

SECTION IN THE LIBRARY :

1. Magazines & Newspaper Section.
2. Stock Section.
3. Reference Section.
4. Civil Section.
5. Women & Children’s Section.

WORKING HOURS OF DIFFERENT LIBRARIES:

 

S.No

 

Type of Library

Working Hours

Morning

Evening

1

District Central Library

8.00 P.M to 8.00 P.M

2

Taluk Area

8.00 P.M to 8.00 P.M

(a)

Branch Library(Rural)

9.00 to 12.00 A.M

3.00 to 6.30 P.M.

(b)

Municipal Area

9.00 to 12.30 A.M

4.00 to 7.00 P.M

©

Town Panchayat Area

9.00 to 12.00 A.M

3.00 to 6.30 P.M

3

Village Library

9.00 to 12.00 A.M

4.00 to 6.30 P.M

4

Part-time Library

9.00 to 12.00 A.M

 

OBJECTIVES OF LIBRARIES:

1. To explore the possibilities of getting land for all libraries as    
donation.
2. To enroll all the literates as a member in the library functioning in
their aura.
3. To tap resources from the public for the welfare of libraries.
4. To open and function two part time libraries per public library.
5. To get books, magazines, newspapers and periodicals from the
public as donation for libraries.
6. To enroll more patrons/donors for the development of libraries.
7. To make function every library in its own building.
8. To take steps to adopt the libraries by banks and other institutions.

FINANCIAL RESOURCES:

The LLA’s are functioning from the library cess received from local bodies. The local body is paying 10% of its total House Tax and Property Tax as library cess.The cess income is used for building rent, electric bills, newspaper, procurement of books and other incidental expenses.To Salary for the staff is receiving from the Government.

 

MEMBERS CAUTION DEPOSIT AND SUBSCRIBTION DETAILS:

Type of Libray

For1 Book Rs.

For 2 Books Rs.

For 3 Books Rs.

Yearly Subscription Rs.

Municipal and A&B Grade Libraries

20

40

50

10

Town Panchayat, Panchayat and C & D Grade Libraries

15

25

30

5

NEW MEMBERS:

        The members Should be presented and any one of the following address proof.

1. Ration Card
2. Driving License
3. Voters Card
4. PAN Card
5. Student’s ID Card
6. Employee’s ID Card

7. Photo 1



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