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Libraries and reading Habits

Libraries and reading Habits



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  • LibrariesLibraries or Readingor Reading HabitsHabitsbyby Dheeraj Singh negiDheeraj Singh negi
  • • What do we read? • Newspapers & supplements • Textbooks • Storybooks • Novels • Religious Hymns(!) • Magazines • Professional Books/Journals • Text Books
  • • To know what’s happening around us • To understand the subject matter • To boost / enhance our imagination • To increase power of judgement • To imbibe ethical / cultural values • To cultivate social sense • To understand human life / mind • To experience / experiment new things
  • Role of a Teacher • Emphasizing importance of reading • Especially good reading • Recommend specific suitable Titles • Regular compulsory feedback • Counselling, Directing, Guiding • Co-ordination with the Librarian • Encouragement (book-prize)
  • Role of a Librarian Recommending Publicizing Categorising/Classification Abstracting Displaying Distributing Co-ordination with Teachers Developing Collection Management Reports (Stats) Surveys (feedback/suggestions
  • METHODS • Orientation of teachers • Library Activities • Teacher Based Activities • Open access system • Project work method • Book review method • Classroom library • Celebration of library week • Story telling method
  • Orientation of teachers • Due to the advancement of science, teachers have to equip themselves with current knowledge. So they have to visit the library often for knowing resent developments in their subject. This creates a healthy impression on students and encourages students to visit the library
  • Open access Library • Open access provides a close relationship between the reader & the read. The reader can easily browse through the books. While browsing, he can find many more titles of his interest, which increase his visits to the library
  • Digital Library • E-Books • E-Journals • E-Magazine • E-Newspaper • Alerting service
  • CLASS ROOM LIBRARY • Each & every classroom should have a wall cabinet with glass sliding door. On birthday of any student of that class the teacher should encourage the student to donate 2 books for the class library instead of distributing toffees to the children .The book may be of any subject like novel, biography, quiz, sports, or spiritual book. So, there will be a variety of literature in their class library which can be used during arrangement periods also. The best quality &quantity classroom library can be awarded.
  • Celebration of library week • By celebrating National Book Week students are exposed to the tremendous world of knowledge.Organizing book exhibitions,Quiz on books & authors, Face to face interaction with eminent writers, Organizing visits to book fairs & hi-tech libraries all these activities will increase their thirst for knowledge.
  • Book review method • Students may be asked to write book reviews for the books read from the library. • The students who reads maximum number of books & variety of books may be awarded book review prize during the annual day celebration. This acts as an incentive & encourage the students to read more & more books.
  • Personality of the librarian • The librarian should provide personal Assistance in locating a book or information. Librarian should have pleasing personality, Sense of humour, humble, soft spoken, co-Operative, always eager to help readers, active, Energitic, enthusiastic & love for books. All These qualities help the librarian in attracting More & more readers to the library.
  • Importance of Reading. It gives them societal recognition. It enables them to discover new things. It enables them to answer their exam questions better for better scores. It gives them educational success
  • Thank you! Thank you!