Udupi: St Mary’s CBSE School celebrates jubilant Librarian's Day

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Udupi, Aug 19: A library is a passport to wonders and miracles, glimpses into other’s lives, religions and experiences. It opens our eyes and hearts to the world beyond our front doors.

August 12 was celebrated as National Librarian’s Day in India in remembrance of national professor of Library Science Dr S R Ranganathan who spearheaded library development in India.

On August 17, St Mary’s CBSE School too celebrated Librarian’s Day with great enthusiasm. The programme began with an action song by the students of class 1 which was followed by a small skit by the high school students on importance of using the library for academic excellence.

The formal programme followed. The school librarian Renold escorted the dignitaries to the dais. Lisa of class 12 welcomed the gathering and introduced the guest of the day, Dr Sudheendra Mohrar, professor and HOD of Physiology dept, SDM College of Ayurvedha, Udyavara.

Nicika of class 5 spoke on the joy of making use of the library and how they are helped by their librarian. Nihal of class 12 gave an insight and information of the school library.

There were various competitions held in accord of Librarian’s Day. Many children won prizes for essay writing, chart making and speeches.

The chief guest of the day, DrSudheendra Mohrar said in his address, “Memory increases when one reads, mind will be focused and something read without distraction will be remembered. It is a source of entertainment and stress relief. He also mentioned that a librarian is good and equal to a teacher who has vast knowledge of all the books in the library.

The principal, Fr Johnson L Sequeira stressed on the skit performed by the high school students and mentioned that we should respect the library and follow its discipline. He thanked the librarian and all the teachers and students who helped in putting up Librarian’s Day. He presented a memento to the chief guest on behalf of the school.

The observation concluded with a vote of thanks rendered by librarian Renold. The programme was coordinated by Rushdha of class 9.



Title : Udupi: St Mary’s CBSE School celebrates jubilant Librarian's Day


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