Library’s Mission: The Library of Kendriya Vidyalaya Azamgarh provides a welcoming learning environment for students and staff; supports the school’s aims and curriculum; encourages the love of reading and the development of students’ independent learning skills.
Four fold mission of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan :
1. To cater to the educational needs of children of transferable Central Government including Defence and Para-military personnel by providing a common programme of education;
2. To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school education;
3. To initiate and promote experimentation and innovations in education in collaboration with other bodies like the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) etc. and
4. To develop the spirit of national integration and create a sense of “Indianness” among children.
About Kendriya Vidyalaya Azamgarh: The vidyalaya is situated in the northern side of Azamgarh City around 8 Kms. far away from the main Bus Stand. This Vidyalaya is of CIVIL SECTOR, under the chairman-ship of the District Magistrate, Azamgarh (U.P.). The classes of X and XII were started in 1979 and 1984 respectively. There are two sections in each class from 1st to 10th but only one in 11th and 12th, having science & Commerce stream., Due to its excellent educational achievements the Vidyalaya has been declared a Model School by the Sangathan in year 2000-2001, and with the same spirit the Vidyalaya is touching the new horizon in the field of results of Xth and XIIth till date. There are very excellent facilities of Computer Labs, games and sports , Automated Library, program for Carrier guidance and counseling, program for NEAP, Science Laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Junior Science Lab, Maths Lab, Audio Video Room, Art & Craft Room, Music Education, Scout& Guides, German Language Teaching, Counceller etc. The Primary Education is also very excellent having a computer Lab, Primary Resource Room, Special guidance under Common Minimum Programme . Primary class children are given the best education as per the norms of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.
Opening Hours: The library is open every school day from 08 a.m. to 01:30 p.m.
Library Periods: According to the school time table the students of Class VI-XII can visit the library for the issue and return of the books during their library periods. They can refer books and participate in library activities during this time.
Borrowing information: Students :01 book for a period of 7 days. Faculty and staff : Maximum 05 books for a period of 15 days.
Class Libraries: Class libraries are functioning for classes I to V.
Open Access and Classification: The library follows an open access system. The books are classified and shelved accordingly.
Library Automation: The stock and services of the library are automated powered by e-granthalaya software provided from National Informatics Centre, Department of information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. The software has been designed by a team of experts from software as well as Library and Information Science discipline.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What if I require a book longer than the loan period?
If you require a book longer than the loan period you may renew it by bringing the book to the issue/return counter. As long as the book is not reserved, you will be able to renew it once.
What if the book is lost?
The user can replace the book with the same edition. If not, three times of the cost of the book may be recovered from him/her.
If I have an overdue loan, how much I need to pay?
As per the KVS rules an overdue fine will be recovered from the user. Overdue reminders are sent to your class teacher periodically. You should bring the book and reminder back to the library.
How to get Library “NO DUES” certificate?
Before applying for TC you have to clear all the dues ( like returning of books, clearance of fine if any) for getting NO DUES. In case of Class X and XII they have to clear all dues at the time of getting their Admit Cards for Board Exams.
The Five laws of library science is a theory proposed by S. R. Ranganathan in 1931, detailing the principles of operating a library system. Many librarians worldwide accept them as the foundations of their philosophy.
These laws are:
1.Books are for use.
2.Every reader his / her book.
3.Every book its reader.
4.Save the time of the reader.
5.The library is a growing organism.