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About the Library


ORIGIN
The District Central Library, Dindigul was opened on 10-04-1954 under the control of Dindigul Municipality and come over to the Government on 1.4.82 onwards.

BUILDINGS
District central Library is located at the heart of the city i.e, near Bus stand, with 4 stories building having 6400 sq.ft area. , Ground floor floor reference section, 1nd floor stack and lending section, 2rd floor for reference section, 3th floor for office.
GROWTH
District central Library is one of the largest and best library in dindigul and it provided good reading material to all the age group of public.
COLLECTION
This library having collection of different types, languages for all people like, childrens, students, general public, neo literates, womens, old age peoples. At present there are 1,11,257 books are available in this library.
STAFF AND SERVICE
This Library having 12 staff strength including the Librarians. This Library having Childrens Corner, Text Book Section, Language Books Section, and Reference Section, and Browsing Centre.
FINANCE
The expenditures for maintaining this library is met out from Local Library authority dindigul, and Raja RamMohun Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata.
MEMBERSHIP
Membership facility is open to any resident in dindigul having 15 years of age and above.
For borrowing 1 book - Rs. 20/- for Deposit
For borrowing 2 books - Rs. 40/- for Deposit
For borrowing 3 books - Rs. 50/- for Deposit
In addition to that every member should paid Rs.10/- as annual subscription charge.
WORKING HOURS
This Library serves all days from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm except Weekli holiday(Friday) and State Government Holidays.
COMPUTERISATION
Books datas and membership datas are computerized with an software called Koha, and it will be launched soon.
READERS FORUM
A Well established readers forum was functioning in this library.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION (AS ON 31.03.2010)

TOTAL STOCK 111257
MEMBERS 15373
READERS 292810
BOOKS CONSULTED 736762
BOOKS BORROWED 37067

 

 
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