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What this blog has to offer

Welcome! This is your library’s blog. It is like a window of your library to the Web-world. Or, in other words, it is your library’s part of the Web. It offers you a wonderful opportunity to get to know your library better (if you belong to KV Port Trust, Kochi). You will find the following resources here.

  • Searchable, regularly updated Library Catalogue on the Web.
  • Online quiz. Come and check your general awareness.
  • Submit and read book reviews. You can submit book reviews by sending them to
    kvptlib [at] gmail dot com.
  • Photo gallery of most recent events in the Vidyalaya. Come and be a part of it. Find photo galleries of earlier sessions.
  • List of new arrivals in the library.
  • Interesting articles.
  • Read the classics online.
  • Download past CBSE Question Papers: Class X, Class XII
  • Give air to your opinions and suggestions. Make your library serve you better.

About the library

WORKING HOURS
Shift I: 7.00AM to 12.30PM
Shift II: 12.30PM to 6.00PM
LIBRARY STATISTICS AS ON 31/10/2018
1. Total number of books: 15519
2. Number of Reference books: 1650
3. Number of Hindi books: 2993
4. Number of Donated books: 637
5. Number of Textbooks: 1061
6. Number of General (Fiction and Non-fiction) books: 11682
7. Number of Condemned books: 2039
8. Number of Periodicals: 22
9. Number of Newspapers: 6
10. Number of users (Students): 785+745
11. Number of users (Teachers): 41+47
12. Number of books issued on any given day: 140
13. Number of books issued since April 2018: 2364
14. Number of recommendations received for purchase of books per year: 50
15. Amount of budget alloted: Rs.50,000/- for each shift
16. Number of books added since April 2018: 294
17. Number of books condemned/weeded out in the previous year: 122
LIST OF NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS
		
SL NO	PARTICULARS OF ITEM	    NO OF COPIES
NEWSPAPERS		
1	The Hindu				3
2	The New Indian Express			2
3	The Times of India			2
4	Business Line				1
5	Malayala Manorama			3
6	Mathrubhoomi				2

PERIODICALS
WEEKLIES		
1	The Week				1
2	Sportstar				4
3	Magic Pot				5
4	Thozhil Vaartha				1
5	Thozhil Veedhi				1
FORTNIGHTLIES		
6	Frontline				2
7	Vanitha (M)				1
8	Grihalekshmi (M)			1
MONTHLIES		
9	Tell Me Why				4
10	Pratiyogita Darpan			1
11	Mathrubhoomi Aarogyam (M)		1
12	GK Today				1
13	Biology Today				1
14	Chemistry Today				1
15	Mathematics Today			1
16	Physics For You				1
17	Readers Digest				1
18	Competition Success Review		1
19	Fast Track				1
20	Dream 2047				1
21	Gyan Vitaranam				1
22	Bal Bharati (H)				1
LIBRARY AUTOMATION:
The library housekeeping operations are automated using a e-Granthalaya, a Library Management Software developed by National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India.