JustBooks – A Book Lover’s Paradise Opens at Bejai

Daijworld Media Network - Mangalore 

Mangalore, Dec 1: India’s first and largest community library chain(CLC), opened its first branch 'JustBooks'  at Bejai here on Monday November 28.

Chief Guest J R Lobo, executive director, Pilikula Project inaugurated the library.

Indumathi Mallya,  Renowned Gynecologist and Suma, lawyer and animal activist were the other chief guests on the occasion.

The first of its kind library chain has more than 45 branches across 5 cities covering Mumbai (Nerul, Dombivli), Bangalore, Mysore, Pune and Hyderabad.

JustBooks gives its member access to over 5 lakh books across 39 categories, popular ones being fiction, kids, cookery, romantic, literature, management and so on.

Incubated at the N S Raghavan Center for Enterpreneurship Learning (NSRCEL) – IIM, Bangalore,
JustBooks is managed by its parent company Strata Retail and Technology Services Pvt. Ltd. The
introduction of RFID Technology, first of its kind for a retail library in India, ensures convenience
and ease of access to thousands of members. JustBooks also offers a range of value added services
such as free door delivery, personalized reading recommendations and the luxury of maintaining a
personal read-next-register to queue up titles that a member wishes to read.

At JustBooks, there is a book for everyone in the family. A popular section is the Indian and
International titles in the Toddler-to-Teen collection, which is designed to entertain and educate
the young readers. For those who prefer their regular dose of fiction, JustBooks offers a good mix of
popular bestsellers as well as critically acclaimed, award winning titles. Senior readers and parents
can also find a dedicated regional section .

The non-fiction section has the latest and popular books on management & leadership, finance &
investment, spirituality, philosophy, self-help techniques, travel, health, parenting, cookery , etc.
The magazine section has the diversity of categories like business, sports, fashion, women, health,
technical, etc.

For further details one can contact:  Toll-free-no.: 1-800-102-2665 | Email: d.ravikumar@strata.co.in

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  • Janet, Dubai, Mangalore

    Tue, Dec 20 2011

    Happy to hear about this Just Books new library which has opened recently. I read through Mr Praveen's comments about Sapna Book House, where is this in Mangalore. We buy the books and bring them to Dubai as we dont get some novels over here.

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  • amar, Mangalore

    Tue, Dec 6 2011

    1st floor, above SBI ATM - NRI branch
    Duple luxury apartments
    Ksrtc-Bejai church road
    timings- 10 a.m to 8.30 p.m
    monday holiday

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  • Vinayak, Managalore

    Tue, Dec 6 2011

    Addrss : JustBooks 1st Floor, Above SBI ATM - NRI Branch, Bejai, Mangalore – 575 004
    Membership terms are very good starting with Rs.150 per month and also they have different schemes

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  • K P Ranjit, Mangalore

    Sat, Dec 3 2011

    A really good news for Book lovers. But a brief description reg. the location, terms an conditions for borrowing books etc would have been more appropriate in the article.

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  • praveen, mangalore

    Thu, Dec 1 2011

    great, now mangalore has a good book store in sapna book house and also a book library.where is exact location but.

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