THE LAWRENCE SCHOOL LIBRARY

 

 

VISION

 

“TO PROVIDE INFORMATION, INCULCATE IDEAS AND DEVELOP KNOWELDGE AMONG STUDENTS IN TODAY’S KNOWLEDGE BASED INFORMATION SOCIETY; TO EQUIP STUDENTS AS LIFE LONG LEARNERS AND DEVELOP IN THEM CREATIVE THINKING AND IMAGINATION AND ENABLE THEM TO LIVE AS IDEAL AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS”

 

OBJECTIVES

 

  1. To help in the development of effective teaching learning programme.

  2. To provide with necessary information resources for the overall development of a student’s personality

  3. To develop reading skills.

  4. To advance interest and inculcate love and pleasure of reading among the pupils.

  5. To help stimulate and guide each student in the selection and use of books and other necessary reading materials.

  6. To work-out a programme in consultation with teachers for making use of library resources well.

 

The Lawrence School library is one of the oldest and most resourceful libraries in the Nilgiris. It is the main information repository and resource for our school students. The library’s collection comprises 27,000 books, Cassettes and Multimedia CDs on a variety of subjects. Though the major collection of the resources are in English, the library also has documents in French, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Urudu, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telegu, Kannada etc.,

 

The library collection and the routine library operations have been automated. The students and staff, who are the principal members of the library, find books by their title, author, Call No, subject and Acc.No. of books available in the library.

 

Periodicals: There are about 50 magazines and journals including foreign magazines being subscribed in the library on various disciplines. Five leading dailies are subscribed for the students’ perusal.

 

Library Staff:

 

Librarian                         :           Mr. M. Murugan, M.A., M.L.Sc., M.Phil.,

Prep. Library-in-Charge      :          Mrs. Radha Thota

Library Attendant            :           Mr. N Senthil Kumar